The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Spectator (Kingston, ON), April 17, 1834

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p.2 The letter of "A Seaman" contradicting the statement in the British Whig respecting the Steam Boat Kingston having taken the wrong channel in ascending the Rapids, will be inserted next week.

p.3 ad for Sale of Naval Stores at Kingston - anchors, cordage, blocks, boats large, 41 feet, cutter 38 feet, etc; also the Bullfrog Yard Boat, of about 60 tons, nearly new and completely rigged, and well furnished in every respect - will make an excellent Packet; plank, clothing, tools, etc. Robert Moore, Master Shipwright. 11th April, 1834.

Storage and Wharfage.

The subscriber begs leave to inform the public that he has rented the well-known Storehouses and wharf formerly occupied by Mr. John McGuire at the foot of Store Street. As to location they have not their equals in town. Those who wish to store property or dispose of it by consignment, may rely on the utmost endeavours of the subscriber to give satisfaction for all orders he may be favoured with in the above line of business.

N.B. - For the accommodation of Travellers there will be a room fitted for the reception of Baggage.


Kingston, April 4th, 1834.

Circular to the Collectors of the Northern, North Eastern, and North Western Districts of the United States:

Treasury Department.

Comptroller's Office, Jan. 9, 1833

Sir, - In a communication received from the Secretary of the Treasury, dated the 5th inst., he requests me to instruct you that it appearing by information furnished to the Secretary of State by Mr. Bankhead, British Charge d'Affairs that no Custom house charges of any kind are levied in the ports of Upper or Lower Canada, upon any raft, flat, boat, or vessel of the United States entering otherwise than by sea - no custom house charges of any kind are, in compliance with the provisions of the 2d Section of 2d March 1831, to be exacted upon any British Colonial raft, flat, boat, or vessel, entering the ports of the United States, otherwise than by sea.

Respectfully, Jos. Anderson, Comptroller

Baron S. Doty, Esq. Collector, Ogdensburg.

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Kingston Spectator (Kingston, ON), April 17, 1834