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    • St, Catharines Journal

      Leavenworth, Hiram (1836-11-17)
      Updates on the Parliament of Upper Canada; Funding for the Welland Canal; Issues with the Post Office; A brief article on a vote for the annexation of Texas
    • St. Catharines Journal

      Leavenworth, Hiram (1836-11-24)
      Updates on the Parliament of Upper Canada, including a response to a speech from the Throne; Funding for the Welland Canal; Further updates on potential corruption in the post office; Business dealings and accidents in the U.S.; Short story "The Reward"
    • St. Catharines Journal

      Leavenworth, Hiram (1836-11-03)
      Updates on European countries, including coronations and and disasters; Update on the construction of the Desjardins Canal; An article on a fight over the guardianship of a child; Report on purchases made at the Fair; Niagara District Fire Insurance Company contends with the accuracy of the Niagara Reporter
    • Niagara Telegraph

      Lawrence Cunningham Kearney, 1886-11-16
      Newspaper in poor condition, torn around the edges and darkened in spots. An address from the editor indicates that this is the first issue of this newspaper, the address speaks positively of Sir Francis Bond Head; an anecdote of Napoleon Bonaparte; “Cold Weather Remarks”; “Sayings by Dr. Franklin”; “England and her North American Colonies” outlines the condition of Lower Canada at the time;
    • St. Catharines Journal

      Hiram Leavenworth, 1836-10-27
      Two new states are likely to emerge, Iowa and Wisconsin; an article on the New Orleans Bank; notice of a daily newspaper starting in November in Toronto “The Royal Standard”, a conservative leaning newspaper; “To the Freeholders of the County of Haldimand” by William Hamilton Merritt, nearly an entire page of the newspaper; short story “The Smuggler”; a brief article on a new method of printing being tested in the United States;
    • St. Catharines Journal

      Hiram Leavenworth, 1836-10-20
      Updates from the Provincial Parliament of Lower Canada; Samuel Houston has been elected President of Texas; the semi-annual Farmers’ fair to be held in St.Catharines November 3rd; the Niagara District Agricultural Society will hold it’s Fall Exhibition Cattle Show and Fair in Niagara November 10th; several letters to the editor regarding the Clergy Reserve question; the article on Mormonism from last week is concluded;
    • St. Catharines Journal

      Hiram Leavenworth, 1836-10-12
      An article on religious liberty in Britain; an article on religious liberty in Canada; the Humberstone Mills in Port Colborne are to be sold; the editor notes that political affairs in Lower Canada are getting worse and the Imperial Government needs to step in; “To the Freeholders of the County of Haldimand” by William Merritt; an article critical of Mormonism; a large fire in New York destroys the Bowery Theatre; an article on the flag of the United States noting the admission of Michigan and Arkansas in the Union, and that two new stars would be added to the United States flag on the 4th of July to celebrate this;
    • St. Catharines Journal

      Hiram Leavenworth, 1836-09-29
      The Queen of Spain’s government has become so unpopular that protests have broken out in Cadiz; London Banker Nathan Mayer Rothschild has died; the Thames Tunnel is under construction, noting the extensive safety precautions taken by the builders; an article on the Clergy Reserve and School Lands; an extract of a letter regarding the Temperance Convention in Saratoga, New York; an article on Mormonites; “Col. Crocket in a Quandary”;
    • St. Catharines Journal

      1836-09-15
      “Extract of a Despatch of Sir Francis Bond Head to Lord Glenelg”; the British Parliament voted to provide 25,000 pounds sterling toward the education of emancipated slaves in the colonies, to be used to create school houses and pay teacher salaries; “Resources of European Powers” noted the national debt, yearly revenue, population and total army and naval resources for Britain, Russia, France, Austria, Prussia and Turkey; Texas promises land to all volunteers who serve in the war; the letter of the editor follows the Lieutenant Governon’s tour of Upper Canada; an article on childhood;
    • St. Catharines Journal

      Hiram Leavenworth, 1836-09-22
      A plan has been put forward by Britain regarding Clergy Reserves and School Lands; “Gore District Assized – Convictions” includes a list of convicts, the charge and the sentence; two articles on mining in the Canadas; a proposal to create a canal that circumvents the Niagara Falls to allow boats to easily travel from Upper Canada to New York, several different routes proposed; the letter of the editor considers Niagara Assizes; several states are prohibited from issuing notes under five dollars; conclusion of the short story “A Tale of Hard Scrabble”;
    • St. Catharines Journal

      Hiram Leavenworth, 1836-09-08
      The letter of the editor discusses Clergy Reserve and School lands in Upper Canada; the Welland Canal Company proceeds to issue notes for money owed; a note that more banks and paper money are needed in Upper Canada to meet the demands of the growing population; an extensive list of Crown and Clergy Reserve land for sale; an extract of a letter from the Secretary of War to Major General Games; several articles related to the bankruptcy of Benjamin Rathburn; the Midland District Land Company was formed in Kingston to promote the settlement of wild lands in the Midland District;
    • St. Catharines Journal

      Hiram Leavenworth, 1836-09-01
      An extensive list of Crown and Clergy Reserve land for sale; an accident at the new Flouring Mill of H. MIttleberger, Esq. resulted in the injury of two staff members during the trial operation of the mill; a body of an unidentified man was discovered on the beach of Lake Ontario, the coroner is holding an inquest; a provincial temperance convention to be held at the end of the month in Toronto; “Advantages of Negro Emancipation”; an article on the bankruptcy of Mr. Rathburn; “New System of Banking”; “Upper Canada Itself Again”; former President of the United States, James Madison, dies at the age of 86; a note that a new newspaper, the Niagara Falls Journal has begun circulating in Niagara Falls;
    • British American Journal

      Hiram Leavenworth, 1835-09-24
      An announcement from the publisher that the St. Catharines Journal will soon be printed, the print press and types were purchased from the British Colonial Argus; several advertisements for the sale of Crown lands and Clergy Reserve lands;
    • British American Journal

      Hiram Leavenworth, 1835-09-10
      Several ads for sale of Crown lands and Clergy Reserves; the Farmers’ Joint Stock Banking Company will be issuing bills beginning in October; a new newspaper named the British Canada by Samuel Heron has begun circulating in Niagara; Royal assent received to increase the number of bills in stock at several local banks;
    • British American Journal

      Hiram Leavenworth, 1835-08-13
      Several ads for sale of Crown lands and Clergy Reserves; an article on the extensive sale of Indian Lands near the Grand River; the Grand River Navigation Co. will launch their new steam boat that will travel from Dunnville free of charge; the Transit steam boat has commenced running between Toronto and Niagara every Sunday;
    • British American Journal

      Hiram Leavenworth, 1835-08-06
      Several ads for sale of Crown lands and Clergy Reserves; the Earl of Gosford has been appointed Royal Commissioner to settle the differences in Lower Canada; the Farmers’ Bank held a general election to determine their Board of Directors;
    • St. Catharines Journal

      Hiram Leavenworth, 1836-08-04
      An extensive list of Crown and Clergy Reserve land for sale; the Welland Canal Company looks to issue notes (similar in style to bank bills) for the purpose of settling all claims against them; an official list of vessels and boats passing through the Welland Canal, including date, name of vessel, route, and tonnage; short story “A Tale of Hard Scrabble”;
    • St. Catharines Journal

      Hiram Leavenworth, 1836-07-21
      An update of the most recent meeting of the Niagara and Detroit Rivers Rail Road Company; an extensive list of Crown and Clergy Reserve land for sale; a list of vessels and boats that have passed through Port Dalhousie inward and outward, including date of passage, name of vessel and tonnage; Official list of the new Parliament; conclusion of the short story “First and Last Sacrifice: A tale of the wilderness”; “Schedule of Patents for Land, constituting Endowments to the Church of England, in this province that have been completed” including list of Ministers and the acreage;
    • St. Catharines Journal

      Hiram Leavenworth, 1836-07-07
      “Mr. Mackenzie’s Charges of Defalcation, against the Officers of the Welland Canal Company Completely Disproved by the following Report of Messrs. Camera and Murray, appointed by the Board to investigate the Books of the Company” includes Welland Canal Company’s Balance Sheet; an advertisement for a zoological exhibition to be held in Grimsby; the letter of the editor considers the Niagara and Detroit Rivers Rail Road Company, and the Election including a list of the election results for Toronto, Niagara, Kingston and more; short story “First and Last Sacrifice: A tale of the wilderness”;
    • St. Catharines Journal

      Hiram Leavenworth, 1836-06-09
      James Clark runs for the First Riding in Lincoln in the upcoming election; “Reply of his Excellency the Lieutenant Governor, to an Address from the Johnstown District”; “His Excellency’s Reply to the Inhabitants of the Township of Pickering”; “Thirteen Reasons for opposing the establishment of Rectories in this province, for the support of the English Church”; the letter from the editor considers the banking concerns of the province; a report from the Collector’s Office in Port Dalhousie regarding the number of boats passing up the canal; results of the Cattle Show and Fair in St. Catharines, winners listed; the British government determines to become more involved in the Queen of Spain and the civil war; Salaverry defeated in Lima, Peru;