The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), May 13, 1848

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p.2 New Schooner - A vessel of about 100 tons, built by John Waddell, Esq. was launched on Saturday last. She went off admirably; her name The Bellt, of Chatham.

p.3 Union of the Mississippi and the Lakes - On the 10th ult., the Illinois and Michigan Canal was opened, forming a water communication between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi river.

Ottawa River Passage Steamers.

Through From Montreal to Bytown in Daylight.

On and after the 15th instant, the Passage Boats on this Line will run Daily (Sundays excepted).

The new and splendid steamer Speed will leave Bytown at 6 a.m. Passengers will reach Lachine in time for an Evening Train, and probably arrive at Montreal in time to take the Steamer for Quebec.

The Oldfield will leave Lachine immediately after the arrival of the 6 a.m. Train from Montreal, and Passengers will arrive at Bytown about 8 p.m.

May 8th.

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Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), May 13, 1848