p.3 The Great Britain, on her downward trip yesterday, had among her passengers a great number of American ladies and gentlemen, travelling the northern tour.
Arrivals - 21st - Steamer Rideau, Captain Brown, with a detachment of Artillery, and having Barges "Noah of Hawksbury" and Iroquois in tow, the former laden with Artillery Stores, and the latter with Goods, Consignees, T. McNider, E.C. Binly, S. Morley, J. McLeod, Kingston. Orton Hancox, B.F. Davy, I. Rowan, Bath. D. McNab, Hamilton, Hiram Slate, Port Colborne, W. McCormack & Co., Laurie & Co. Toronto.
Monday, July 27th - Thomas McKay, Captain Chambers, with passengers, having barge Trader in tow - heavy laden with Merchandise, Consignees, J. Vanallen, Howard, Lake Erie, H. VanAllen, Chatham, Lake Erie, - A. Laurie & Co., Toronto, - Howard & Thompson Port Hope, - Mr. Sol. Genl, D. Guynne, S.P. Jarvis, Rev. H. Burges, Toronto, - Hon. C.W. Grant, Mrs. McLeod, Hill & Briggs, A. Foster, T. McNider, Kingston.
The Trader leaves tomorrow for Montreal, via St. Lawrence, and will arrive in Montreal on Wednesday night or Thursday morning.
The Company's Barges are now fitted up with masts and sails in order to proceed by the St. Lawrence to Montreal, which it is said they can do in 2 days, while they return by the Rideau Canal in Tow of Steam Boats in four days, making the Trip from Kingston to Montreal and back, in six days.
Notice - all persons having claims against the Government from damages caused by construction of the Rideau Canal are to put in their claims....
Fire at Montreal - Last Friday the great Steam Engine Manufactory of Messrs. Wards, known as the Eagle Foundry, was burnt to the ground. It does not yet appear how the fire began, nor whether there was any insurance or not.