The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), April 7, 1840

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Office of the Kingston Marine Railway.

6th April, 1840.

At the Annual Meeting of the Stockholders of the Kingston Marine Railway, held in the Company's Office, this day, according to the Act of incorporation, the following gentlemen were elected Directors for the ensuing year:

H. Gildersleeve, Esq.

James Fraser, Esq.

John Counter, Esq.

John S. Cartwright, Esq.

Thomas Kirkpatrick, Esq.

A Meeting of the Board of Directors was then held, when Henry Gildersleeve, Esq., was elected President, and James Fraser, Esq. Secretary and Treasurer.

By order of the Board,

Samuel D. Fowler, Clerk.

The Navigation has commenced briskly. The American steamer Express touched at this port on Sunday morning, and the Telegraph this morning. The Commodore Barrie, Capt. Patterson, left last night for Toronto. Several schooners have arrived laden with flour, and some with pork. Two have arrived at Garden Island, and 2 at Portsmouth, (Hatter's Bay) laden with timber.

The immense Store-House erected by John Counter, Esq., is now being enclosed, and receiving cargoes of Flour.


The Steam Boat


Captain Robert Patterson,

Will commence her regular trips on Monday the 6th instant, between this port and Toronto, touching at the intermediate Ports, leaving this port on Monday and Thursday evenings, at 9 o'clock, and will continue her trips the same as last season until further notice.

Steam Boat Office,

Kingston, 1st April, 1840.

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Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), April 7, 1840