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  • St. Catharines Journal

    Leavenworth, Hiram (1838-03-29)
    Short story “The Trotting Horse”, first of the Samuel Slick series; First address from Lord Durham; Demand for action from the U.S. government on the Patriots; Several Patriot leaders arrested; “Editorial Controversy”; Description of various items for sale (property lots, ads for other goods and services);
  • St. Catharines Journal

    Leavenworth, Hiram (1838-03-22)
    Correspondence between General Scott, Captain Drew, and Colonel MacNab, on the Patriots; Many articles on Patriot activity, including in the Updates on the Parliament of Upper Canada; New Governour General Lord Durham; Controversy regarding outcome of duel at Washington; Welland Canal opens navigation; Lower Canada appears to be mostly peaceful; “MacKenzie’s Lament”; Description of various items for sale (property lots, ads for other goods and services);
  • St. Catharines Journal

    Leavenworth, Hiram (1838-03-15)
    Continuation of “The Flamborough Election”; Updates from the Parliament of Upper Canada; Patriots continue to make trouble; Lower Canada rebels arrested by U.S.; “Fatal Duel at Washington”; Mackenzie and Van Rensselaer captured; List of recent rebellion-related laws passed; Description of various items for sale (property lots, ads for other goods and services);
  • St. Catharines Journal

    Leavenworth, Hiram (1838-03-08)
    “The Flamborough Election”; Short retrospective of Sir Francis Bond Head’s time in office; Many articles regarding the importance of the U.S. maintaining neutrality with regards to the Canadian rebellion; The Lieutenant Governor gives a final address to Parliament; Various movements and conflicts with Patriots; Sutherland captured; Description of various items for sale (property lots, ads for other goods and services);
  • St. Catharines Journal

    Leavenworth, Hiram (1838-03-01)
    Description of various items for sale (property lots, ads for other goods and services); MacKenzie creates new newspaper titled The Jeffersonian; Accounts of recent activities and crimes conducted by MacKenzie and others; U.S. citizen's militia knowns as Patriots become much more active, in many different areas; More controversy regarding the steamboat Caroline and other American boats;
  • St. Catharines Journal

    Leavenworth, Hiram (1838-02-27)
    Description of various items for sale (property lots, ads for other goods and services); “Account of the Rebellion”, by William Lyon Mackenzie; Further editorials deriding the Niagara Reporter; Short story “A Mother and Her Child”;
  • St. Catharines Journal

    Leavenworth, Hiram (1838-02-22)
    Description of various items for sale (property lots, ads for other goods and services); Further details on the British response to the rebellion in Canada; Debate on the conduct of the Lieutenant Governor; Other U.S. citizen militias continue to cause trouble, including Sutherland, U.S. taking action against them; Further updates on conflicts and movements of people relating to the rebellion; Issues with Canadian troops potentially firing on American boats;
  • St. Catharines Journal

    Leavenworth, Hiram (1838-02-15)
    Description of various items for sale (property lots, ads for other goods and services); British response to the rebellion in Canada; U.S. debate regarding abolition; Continued news on U.S. citizen’s support of the rebellion; Updates from the Parliament of Upper Canada; Various updates on the rebellion; Long poem ‘The Victims’;
  • St. Catharines Journal

    Leavenworth, Hiram (1838-02-08)
    Description of various items for sale (property lots, ads for other goods and services); More on the U.S. citizen militia in support of the rebellion, also known as the Patriot Army; Many examples of propaganda and counter-propaganda; Trial finished regarding Alton riots; Editorial Response to the “Clergy Reserve Question”; Article “The Horrours Of War.”;
  • St. Catharines Journal

    Leavenworth, Hiram (1838-01-25)
    Description of various items for sale (property lots, ads for other goods and services); Updates from the Parliament of Upper Canada, including dispatches from Sir Francis Bond Head to the U.S. regarding the rebellion; Many militias are assembled; More U.S. citizens continue to support Lower Canada rebels and Mackenzie, to the point they re-occupy Navy Island; Short shory “Winds of the Nile”; Many short stories regarding lifestyle;
  • St. Catharines Journal

    Leavenworth (1838-01-18)
    Description of various items for sale (property lots, ads for other goods and services); Proclamations from Sir Francis Bond Head again presenting rewards for rebel leaders; Public Address from the British Constitutional Society of Upper Canada to the Citizens of the United States regarding the aid given to Mackenzie; A citizen of the U.S. named TH.J.Sutherland provides weapons to rebels and issue many proclamations in their favor; New laws from Lieutenant Governor regarding the arrest and trials of those guilty of treason; “Temptation and Crime”; An article on tea, coffee, and tobacco from a Temperance perspective, emphasizing the foreignness of it;
  • St. Catharines Journal

    Leavenworth, Hiram (1838-01-16)
    Description of various items for sale (property lots, ads for other goods and services); Troops from Canada, while dealing with Navy Island, land on U.S. soil, causing U.S. to think they are being invaded; Mexico advances on Texas; “Sympathy and Falsehoods of the American Press”; Reaction to the rebellion in Upper Canada; Mackenzie and his activities, specifically the article “Burning of Dr. Horne’s House”; Evacuation of Navy Island; U.S. will not protect rebels or steamboat Caroline; Updates from the Parliament of Upper Canada; New suspension bridge at Fribourg;
  • St. Catharines Journal

    Leavenworth, Hiram (1838-01-11)
    Description of various items for sale (property lots, ads for other goods and services); More detail on the minor conflict between Canada and the U.S., especially the destruction of the "Piratical" steam boat Caroline by Canadians and various activity on Navy Island; Citizens of America are taking up arms against Upper Canada, to some extent; Fire in Niagara in the Milliner’s shop; New newspaper ‘Temperance Circular”; An address to America from a number of townships in Lower Canada;
  • St. Catharines Journal

    Leavenworth, Hiram (1838-01-04)
    Description of various items for sale (property lots, ads for other goods and services); Major defeat of Mackenzie and associated rebels in Lower Canada; Meeting in Buffalo regarding the recent conflict between Upper and Lower Canada, from an American perspective; Many updates on other activities by Mackenzie, especially regarding activity on Navy Island; Loyalists leave Hamilton; Some conflict between Canadians and Americans; Mackenzie manages to steal local weapons through false threat of “500 Canadian Indians on their march”; Short story “The Two Trios”, conclusion.
  • St. Catharines Journal

    Leavenworth, Hiram (1837-12-28)
    Descriptions of various items for sale (property lots, ads for other goods and services); Proclamation from Mackenzie; More on state of MacKenzie’s Rebels; A number of articles on the relations between Canada and the United States; More on Lower Canada war, especially regarding the Montreal Cavalry and a battle at St.Eustache; Speech from Sir Francis Bond Head, to the Legislative Council and House of Assembly; Many articles on women and relationships;
  • St. Catharines Journal

    Leavenworth, Hiram (1837-12-21)
    Descriptions of various items for sale (property lots, ads for other goods and services); In Lower Canada, rebels have been confronted at St. Charles and “Missisquoi”, been seen at St. Johns and Lacadie; General Brown deserts the rebels; and other updates on the War in Lower Canada; Mackenzie attempts to burn Toronto, and goes to Buffalo to ask for resources, is refused; Later Mackenzie is seen on Navy Island; Other updates on rebellion in Upper Canada and MacKenzie; Editorial predicting the downfall of the United States; Article ‘The Horse Tamer’;
  • St. Catharines Journal

    Leavenworth, Hiram (1837-12-14)
    Descriptions of various items for sale (property lots, ads for other goods and services); More on fire in Alton, with further descriptions of actions taken by the newspaper owner (Lovejoy) and the mob; Very large storm in Buffalo; Militia of Upper Canada will intervene in Lower Canada; Events of the War in Lower Canada; Short story ‘The Two Trios’;
  • St. Catharines Journal

    Leavenworth, Hiram (1837-12-07)
    Descriptions of various items for sale (property lots, ads for other goods and services); In Lower Canada, civil war has officially broken out; Alton Observer’s printing office burned by anti-Abolitionist mob; More on Monmouth disaster; ‘Rebellion in Upper Canada!’, an article on William Lyon Mackenzie and his recent actions at Montgomery’s Tavern; Proclamation from Sir Francis Bond Head, Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada, regarding rebel leaders; Report of the Niagara District Mutual Fire Insurance Company;
  • St. Catharines Journal

    Leavenworth, Hiram (1837-11-30)
    Descriptions of various items for sale (property lots, ads for other goods and services); More on the rebellion in Lower Canada, including some recent arrests; Pennsylvania considers whether black people are citizens; More editorials on the matters in Lower Canada; Various articles on proper moral conduct;
  • St. Catharines Journal

    Leavenworth, Hiram (1837-11-23)
    Descriptions of various items for sale (property lots, ads for other goods and services); The Monmouth sinks ; Discovery of new fossil remains; More on rebellion in Lower Canada; Construction of a road; ‘Italian Spring Wheat’;

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