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Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), June 30, 1840

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p.2 Emigrants - Mr. Manahan chartered a schooner to take 200 to the Prince Edward District.

Lett tried at Oswego - gets 7 years in State Prison at Auburn.

Government House, Toronto, June 10th, 1840 - His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor, has been pleased to appoint William Swetman, of the town of Kingston, to be Keeper of the Light House on Presqu'isle, on Lake Ontario.



River St. Lawrence and Lake Ontario


The Public are informed that the following are the Arrangements for this Season:


Between Kingston & Dickinson's Landing

The Ontario, Capt. Hilliard,

The Brockville, Capt. Lawless.

From Kingston at 9 o'clock, Morning - Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday the Ontario.

Monday, Wednesday and Friday the Brockville.

From Dickinson's Landing at 4 o'clock, Morning - Sunday, Wednesday and Friday, the Ontario.

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, the Brockville.

From arrangements which have been made with the Upper Canada Stage Company, Passengers between Montreal and Kingston, arrive at those places on the afternoon of the second day.

The above boats call at Gananoque, Brockville, Prescott and Ogdensburg, each way.



Between Kingston and Toronto.

The William IV, Capt. Jones,

The Commodore Barrie, Capt. Patterson,

The Cobourg, Capt. Mills.

From Kingston at 9 o'clock, Evening - Monday and Thursday, the Commodore Barrie, Tuesday and Friday, the Cobourg, Wednesday and Saturday, the William IV.

And arrive at Toronto on the evening of the next day.

From Toronto at 9 o'clock Morning - Monday and Thursday, the Cobourg, Tuesday and Friday, the William IV, Wednesday and Saturday, the Commodore Barrie.

And arrive at Kingston early next Morning.

The above Boats call at Cobourg and Port Hope each way, and the Commodore Barrie calls at Wellington, Bond Head Harbour, and Whitby (Port Windsor).

Baggage and Parcels at the risk of the owner, unless booked and settled for as Freight.


Lake & River Steam Boat Office,

Kingston, Upper Canada, 20th June, 1840.

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Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), June 30, 1840