The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), May 14, 1834

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p.2 canal from Port Hope to Rice Lake discussed.

p.3 Steam Boat Cobourg - (partly unreadable) We were yesterday evening by the arrival of the new Steam Boat Cobourg. It was the first visit this superb and beautiful vessel made Cobourg since we launched the waters which she now so em- adorns. The conduct of the Toronto in not permitting her to call has been the subject of common animadversions throughout the , and as might have been expected excited a feeling most hostile to the of the boat. We have ourselves refrained from remarking on conduct we cannot but regard as trifling and vexatious, for we were anxious to serve the interests of the boat, which we believed would best be forwarded by our silence. Any comments could have only and embittered the present misunderstanding between the Cobourg and Toronto stockholders.

Hisses and groans at first testified the indignant feelings of our townspeople as the steam boat approached the pier; but when she drew along side, and her fair proportions - her attractive appearance - and more than all, when "Cobourg" was seen shining in bold letters on her side - a feeling of pride thrilled through the assembled crowd, and at last broke forth in one loud and exulting shout of admiration.

The Cobourg has been so often and so warmly praised for the beauty, skill and costliness of her construction that any laudatory remarks are unnecessary. Her sailing arrangements for the season will be seen in our advertising columns. [Cobourg Star]

Instalment of 10% on shares of new Bay & River Steamboat are to be paid by 20th May.

ad for steam packet St. George, Lt. Harper, R.N. Commander.

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Rick Neilson
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Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), May 14, 1834