The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), May 23, 1849

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p.3 The River - Opposition - The swift steamer Fashion commences her trips today on the river in opposition to the mail line. She is advertised to leave this city tomorrow morning for Montreal, and to perform tri-weekly trips. The Ottawa will be placed alongside the Fashion by the proprietors of the mail line, and as the former rivals the latter in speed there will be a sharp contest between them. The cheap fares have, we observe, induced a great deal of travel.on river.


May 4th - Schr. C.P. Thomson, Hamilton, 1463 bls. flour.

5th - Schr. Highland Chief, Port Metcalfe.

Governor, Rond Eau, 9146 bush. wheat.

7th - Schr. Cherokee, Toledo, 7905 bush. wheat, 321 bls. flour.

St. Clair, Toledo, 464 bls. pork, 25 lard, 12 tallow, 107 grease, 1000 kegs lard.

Charles Smith, Oswego, 40 blds. trees.

8th - Schr. Prince of Wales, Toledo, 949 bls. flour, 59 pork, 23 lard.

9th - Schr. J.A. Marsh, Port Hope, 2109 bls. flour, 152 oatmeal, 26 whisky, 20 tons bran.

Str. City of Toronto, 210 bls. flour, 6 kegs butter.

Schr. Merchant Miller, Rond Eau, 5348 bush. wheat, 19 hhds. tobacco, 62 bls. pork.

David Tait, Picton, 193 bush. rye, 1094 peas, 9 corn.

Str. Prince of Wales, 113 bls. flour and sundries.

Schr. Scotland, Toronto, 1457 bls. flour, 90 pork.

Almeida, Port Dover, 1578 bls. flour.

Princess Royal, Port Stanley, 1372 bls. flour.

Mohawk, Toledo, 1400 bls. flour, 35 pork, 11 lard.

Scow New Broom, French Creek, hay and straw.

10th - Schr. Princess Victoria, Toronto, 2273 bls. flour.

Elizabeth, St. Catharines, 1400 bls. flour.

Sir Charles Bagot, Port Stanley, 1608 bls. flour.

Keefer, Port Dover, 1580 bls. flour, 46 clover seed, 6 plaster.

Mayflower, Wellington, 2800 bush. corn, 200 barley.

Sarah & Cornelia, Grand River, 13,000 staves.

Liverpool, Port Dalhousie, 230 pcs. oak.

Perry, Whitby, 827 bls. flour, 800 bush wheat, 2 tons shorts.

Str. Commerce, Port Stanley, 604 bls. flour, 1 ashes, 6407 bush. wheat.

Str. Prince of Wales, 50 bls. flour and sundries.

Str. Magnet, Hamilton, 250 bls. flour and sundries.

11th - Scow James Morton, Oswego, 50 bls. plaster manure.

12th - Schr. Belle, Chatham, 125 bls. pork, 9 ashes, 3 lard.

Highland Chief, Port Darlington, 800 bls. flour, 8 bush. wheat.

Ocean, Oshawa, 1244 bls. flour, 73 ashes, 5 pork, 28 oatmeal.

George Moffatt, Oakville, 810 bls. flour.

14th - Schr. Trafalgar, Oakville, 569 bls. flour.

Wm. Gordon, Toronto, 3148 bush. wheat, 160 bls. flour.

Lord Seaton, Hamilton, 43,000 staves, 116 bls. pork.

Sarnia, Toronto, 3136 bush. wheat, 1000 bls. flour.

Sovereign, Hamilton, 1448 bls. flour.

15th - Schr. Austria, Toledo, 740 bls. pork, 260 lard.

Lady Bagot, Port Dover, 1318 bls. flour.

Minerva Cook, Amherstburg, 64 pcs. timber.

C.P. Thomson, Toronto, 1000 bls. flour.

England, Toronto, 1600 bls. flour.

Wm. Penn, Amherstburg, 64 pcs. timber.

Str. Magnet, Hamilton, 83 bls. flour and sundries.

Str. Prince Albert, Bytown, 60 bags potatoes, 7 bls. barley.

16th - Schr. Hope, Hamilton,680 bls. flour, 341 bdls. iron.

Isabella, Colborne, 767 bls. flour.

17th - Schr. Victory, Oswego, groceries, etc.

Triton, Oswego, merchandize.

Credit Chief, Port Credit, 650 bls. flour, 43,736 ft. lumber.

Briton, Picton, 220 bush. peas, 48 bls. pork.

18th - Schr. Perseverance, Oswego, 50 bags salt.

Christine, Chicago, 2550 bls. flour, 300 pork, 13 ashes, 93 tcs. hams, 13 hhds. do., 200 hides.

Europe, Cleveland, 788 bls. flour, 210 cornmeal, 218 pork, 69 tallow, 5 lard, 96 kegs do.

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Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), May 23, 1849