The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), June 7, 1836

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p.2 List of Commissioners appointed by the House of Assembly -

#49 Navigation of the waters of the Newcastle District, the commissioners to receive such allowance as may be authorized by the Commission.

#84 Windsor Harbour Bill - commissioners to receive 10 shillings per day.

#107 Sale of Welland Canal Stock - commissioners to receive 25 shillings per day.

#92 Presqu'ile Light-House - 3% of cost to go to superintendent.



The Subscriber takes this opportunity of returning his thanks to Captain Bonter of the steamboat Kingston, and Captain Baker of the Sir James Kempt, for the very handsome manner in which they rendered their assistance in taking the schooner St. Lawrence off a shoal near the Stone Mills, the said Schooner having when heavily laden run upon the shoal during a dense fog.


June 3rd, 1836


Steam-Boat Arrangements For 1836.



Will after the 1st of June ply as follows:


Captain Whitney Captain Van Cleve

Going up, Leaves Going up, Leaves

Prescott Tuesday Evening Ogdensburgh & Prescott, Sunday 5 P.M.

Brockville do. do. Kingston Monday Morning

Kingston Wednesday forenoon Sackett's Harbor do. Noon

Oswego do. evening Oswego do. Evening

Cobourg Thursday morning Rochester Tuesday Morning

Port Hope do. do. Toronto do. Evening

Toronto Friday do. And arrives at Youngstown and Lewiston

And arrives at Niagara, Queenston and early on Wednesday Morning, giving

Lewiston, the same forenoon. passengers all day to visit Falls and return

Coming down, Leaves by the Boat.

Lewiston Saturday, at 2 P.M. Coming down, Leaves

Lewiston Wednesday at 7 P.M.

Youngstown do. do.

Niagara do. 3 P.M. Rochester Thursday Morning

Toronto do. 10 Night. Oswego do. Evening

Port Hope Sunday Morning. Sackett's Harbor do. Night

Cobourg do. do. Kingston Friday Morning

Oswego do. Night. And arrives at Ogdensburgh same afternoon,

Kingston Monday Morning. touching going up and coming down at Morris-

Brockville do. Noon. burg, Brockville, Alexandria Bay and French

And arrives at Prescott same afternoon, Creek.

touching in going up and coming down at

Alexandria Bay and French Creek.

Passengers leaving Niagara by the Passengers leaving the Niagara by the

Great Britain on Saturday will arrive in United States on Wednesday evening, will

Montreal on Tuesday evening. will reach Montreal on Saturday evening.

Passengers by either Boat will pass the St. Lawrence from Kingston to Montreal by day-light.

Parties from the South intending to visit Niagara Falls, will find it a pleasant and expeditious route to take the Lake Steamers at Oswego or Rochester.

Dated May 26th, 1836.



The Steam Boat


Capt. W.S. Malcolm,

Will ply on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River, between Ogdensburgh and Niagara, as follows, commencing April 29th, 1836.


Leaves Ogdensburgh on Friday evening.

Kingston, U.C., Saturday morning,

Sackett's Harbor, Saturday noon,

Oswego, Saturday evening,

Rochester, Sunday morning,

Toronto, U.C., for Niagara and Lewiston, Monday morning, where she arrives early, giving passengers all the day to visit the Falls of Niagara, and return by the boat.


Leaves Lewiston on Monday evening.

Rochester, Tuesday morning.

Oswego, Tuesday afternoon.

Sackett's Harbor, Tuesday night.

Kingston, U.C., Wednesday morning,

and arrives at Ogdensburgh the same evening, touching at French Creek, Morristown, Alexandria and Brockville.

Parties intending visiting the Falls of Niagara, Buffalo, or the different ports on Lake Ontario, will find the route via Oswego or Rochester to be the cheapest and most expeditious.

Passengers leaving Niagara in this boat on Monday evening, will arrive at Montreal on Thursday evening, passing the most interesting part of the St. Lawrence River by day light.

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Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), June 7, 1836