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Canadian Loyalist & Spirit of 1812 (Kingston, ON), July 20, 1843

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Between Kingston & Montreal.

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

The Fast Plying and Comfortable Low Pressure Steamers,


Captain Lawless,


Captain Bowen,


Captain Stearns,

Will ply as follows, from Kingston to Coteau du Lac, (45 miles from Montreal)

The Canada,

On Sunday and Thursday mornings at 9 o'clock.

The Gildersleeve,

On Tuesday and Friday mornings at 9 o'clock.

The Highlander,

Wednesday and Saturday mornings at 9 o'clock.

Arriving at Coteau du Lac the same evenings, from which place, passengers are conveyed to the Cascades in Stages - sleep on board the Steam Boat Chieftain, and arrive in Montreal the following morning at 7 o'clock.


From Coteau du Lac the Boats leave as follows, on the arrival of the Mail Stages from the Cascades with passengers from Montreal:

The Highlander,

On Monday and Thursday evenings.

The Canada,

On Tuesday and Friday evenings.

The Gildersleeve,

On Wednesday and Saturday evenings.

Passing through the splendid Long Sault Canal, and arriving at Kingston the following day, about 4 o'clock P.M., in time for passengers to take the Steamers for any port on Lake Ontario.

The Boats pass through the Lake of the Thousand Islands, and over the magnificent Rapids of the St. Lawrence in day light, affording passengers the most desirable, safe and expeditious route between Montreal and Kingston.

The above Steamers call at the following places on their downward and upward Trips - Gananoque, Brockville, Prescott, Ogdensburgh, N.Y., (the latter place at 2 o'clock, P.M. downwards, and at 8 o'clock A.M. upwards,) Matilda, Williamsburgh, Cornwall and Lancaster.

The Royal Mail Steamers on Lake Ontario, ply in connection with the above Boats.

Steam Boat Office, Commercial Wharf, Kingston, July, 1843.


The Steamer


J.M.G. Chambers, Master.

Will ply on the Bay of Quinte for the remainder of the Season, as follows:


Will leave Hooker, Henderson & Co.'s Wharf, Kingston, every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday afternoon, at 5 o'clock, arriving at Picton same evening. Will leave Picton at 4 o'clock on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday morning, arriving at Belleville at 8 o'clock same days.


Will leave Belleville on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons at 5 o'clock, arriving at Kingston in time for the Montreal boats.

This Boat touches at Amherst Island, and the other usual stopping places, on her upward and downward trips.

For Freight or Passage, apply to H. & S. Jones, Hooker, Henderson & Co., or the Captain on board.

June, 1843.

(missing issues until Aug. 10th)

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Canadian Loyalist & Spirit of 1812 (Kingston, ON), July 20, 1843