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Labour May 12, 1841 p. 3, col. 2

John H. Greer is in search of a clerk or bookkeeper.

Chronicle and Gazette
Labour May 22, 1841 p. 3, col. 2

Thomas Overend of Store St., Kingston needs 10 good joiners.

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Labour Jul. 10, 1841 p. 3, col. 6

'A.M.', Scottish immigrant with experience in grocery stores, seeks employment.

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Labour Jul. 14, 1841 p. 3, col. 4

Wm. Wilson wishes to hire a man with knowledge of the dry goods business.

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Labour June 9, 1841 p. 3, col. 1

Deykes and Co. are looking for a young man as a salesman.

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Labour Jun. 16, 1841 p. 3, col. 4

An accountant and bookkeeper is seeking a position in Kingston. Application to be made at the Chr. and Gaz. Office.

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Labour June 26, 1841 p. 3, col. 5

F.L. is seeking position as a foreman or manager of a tailoring establishment.

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Labour June 10, 1841 p. 3, col. 6

Tutor wanted by Clergyman's family in Kingston; applications to be made at the Chr. and Gaz.

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Labour June 21, 1841 p. 3, col. 3

Letter from 'Old Copying Clerk' regarding the payment of clerks in the Canadian Parliament.

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Labour June 28, 1841 p. 3, col. 4

G.H. Haines advertising situation available for man to take over farm.

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Labour June 28, 1841 p. 2, col. 2

Amos Bell requests a position as a messenger in the Assembly.

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Labour Nov. 20, 1841 p. 3, col. 1

Notice by the journeymen tailors of Kingston that the merchant tailors have misrepresented them to the public. The journeymen tailors are striking for 7 1/2 pence per hour and protection from imposition.

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Labour Jan. 8, 1842 p. 3, col 2;

Haines and Collins wish to hire 16 to 20 girls from 10 to 14 years of age to work at the straw bonnet business.

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Labour Jan. 22, 1842 p. 2, col. 3

Copy of Joseph Howe's valedictory address to the patrons of the Novascotian newspaper. He refers to his policies toward his employers and to his reform principles.

Chronicle and Gazette
Labour June 18, 1842 p. 2, col. 2

Riot occurred on the St. Lawrence Canal among the Cork faction and Connaught faction of labourers. Ringleaders are in jail in Cornwall.

Chronicle and Gazette
Labour June 2, 1812 p. 2, col. 4

Meeting of licenced carters of Kingston in town hall by John Counter, the mayor vas chairman, and requested that each curler donate a day's work on repairing the road to Alwington House. The 107 carters agreed. Ref. to Edmund Boyle.

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Labour June 30, 1842 p. 2, col. 5

Ad in Cobourg Star, reprinted for the information of the class of individuals interested. Stonemasons stonecutters, drillers, quarrymen, labourers, carpenters, a blacksmith wanted at Whitla's and Crook's Rapids. Apply to to N.H. Baird, civil engineer.

Chronicle and Gazette
Labour Aug. 27, 1842 p. 2, col. 2

Letter from Rev. Constantine Lee, Roman Catholic priest, and Rev. John Wm. Baynes, Presbyterian minister to Sir Charles Bagot expressing concern for workers at the Welland Canal.

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Labour Aug. 27, 1842 p. 2, col. 2

Report of unemployed labourers in St. Catherines plunderding Barnett's store house. They met, carrying a placard, with Wm. H. Merritt.

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Labour Aug. 27, 1842 p. 2, col. 1,2

Reports of riots on the Welland Canal involving Irish immigrants seeking work. Reverence to efforts of Chief engineer Powell, Wm. H. Merritt and others. The St. Catharines Journal denies that the workers are destitute. The 93rd militia is to be stationed in the area to keep order. Report of mob forcing workers on the macadamized road and in the coopers' shops to join them. Report of a mob which drove off the employees of Barnett, Courtright and Boyce, contractors. They reportedly threatened any worker who took a job before employment was granted to them all.

Chronicle and Gazette
Labour Aug. 27, 1842 p. 2, col. 2

Rev. Constantine Lee, St. Catherines, circulated ubscription to raise money for the unemployed workers.

Chronicle and Gazette
Labour Sept. 3, 1842 p. 2, col. 4

The St. Catharines Journal blames the magistrates for not checking the labour disturbances on the Welland Canal. Description of fight between factions the "Connaughts" and the "Corkians". Troops were despatched after Wm. H. Merritt and engineer Power went to Kingston to request aid.

Chronicle and Gazette
Labour Oct. 5, 1842 p. 2, col. 3, 4

Henry Sherwood sent to St. Catharines to investigate labour problems there.

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Labour Oct. 29., 1842 p. 2, col. 5

Fire at Aylmer in George Boulton's stable also destroyed Conroy's buildings and T. Robert's property. John Ash was jailed in connection with the fire.

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Labour Dec. 3, 1842 p. 3, col. 3

A. McCarthy, tailor, wishes to hire three or four workmen.

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Labour Dec. 21, 1842 p. 2, col. 6

"A Merchant" suggests that employers close on Boxing Day to allow their "young men and persons" an extra holiday at Christmas.

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Labour Jan. 4, 1843 p. 3, col. 1

Further disturbances among labourers on the Welland Canal. Unemployed men who attempted to stop the work were taken into custody by Baron De Rottenburgh and troops stationed at Dunville.

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Labour Jan. 21, 1843 p. 3, col. 1

Workmen on the Beauharnois canal presented Charles Maitland Tate, the superintending engineer, with a silver snuff box.

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Labour Feb. 8, 1843 p. 2, col. 5

Further disturbances on the Lachine Canal, reportedly between Cork and Connaught factions.

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Labour Feb. 1, 1843 p. 3, col. 3

Strike by labourers on the Lachine Canal to get a wage of 3s6d per day.

Chronicle and Gazette

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