The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Herald (Kingston, ON), July 26, 1842

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Through To Montreal In About 24 Hours.

It is the intention of the Proprietors of this well known Boat to run her for passengers until about the 1st of October, from Kingston to Montreal, down the Rapids of the St. Lawrence, returning via Ottawa River and Rideau Canal. As follows:

Leaving Kingston every Tuesday at 4 o'clock P.M.

Leaving Kingston do. between 6 and 7 o'clock, P.M.

Leaving Brockville, 2 o'clock Wednesday morning.

Leaving Prescott & Ogdensburgh, 4 o'clock Wednesday morning, after the arrival of the steamer Oneida from Oswego.

Leaving Cornwall between 8 and 9 o'clock, Wednesday Morning.

Leaving Coteau du Lac between 1 and 2 o'clock, P.M.

Arriving at Lachine and Montreal in the evening.

Leaving Montreal Thursday afternoon.

Leaving Lachine Friday morning.

Leaving Bytown Saturday morning.

This Boat is well fitted up with Cabins, and manned by a careful and experienced Capt. and Crew, and Engineer. It is now 15 months since she commenced running. The Boilers have been well tested and the utmost care will be observed for the safety and comfort of the Passengers. No exertions will be wanting to give satisfaction. Travelling Parties of Pleasure will now have an opportunity of taking this new and delightful mode of visiting Montreal, and descending those Rapids which many of them have so often admired from the shore.

Application to H. & S. Jones Kingston and Brockville.

H. Jones & Co., Canal Wharf, Montreal, or to Capt. on board.

July 15th, 1842.

The Steamer


Capt. Burns.

Rates of Freight and Passage to and from Toronto.


Cabin Three Dollars.

Deck One Dollar.


Merchandize 6d. per cwt.

Flour 6d. per cwt.

Other articles in proportion.

Kingston, July 22nd, 1842.


An instalment of Ten per cent on the unpaid Capital Stock of the Kingston Marine Railway Company, as last allotted, is hereby called in and made payable at the office of the Company, on Monday 22nd August.

By order of the Board of Directors,

S.D. FOWLER, Clerk.

16th July, 1842.

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Kingston Herald (Kingston, ON), July 26, 1842