(from original at Ontario Archives)
p.2 The Weather - This day (14th April) we are ice bound to Long Island, for the channel between us is not even open...It is believed the ice will continue in our harbor later this year than it has been known for many years past...
At a meeting of the Stockholders of the Steam Boat Kingston, held at the Commercial Hotel, the 23d instant the following gentlemen were elected a Committee of Management:
D. Prentiss, Treasurer, Kingston.
J.S. Cartwright "
F.A. Harper "
C. Heath "
Truax & Phillips "
J.G. Parker, Hamilton.
Hooker & Henderson, Prescott.
B.F. Davy, Bath.
J.R. Shaw, Belleville.
A. McFaul, Wellington.
A. Marsh, Consecon.
J. & C. Macdonald & Co., Gananoque.
Resolved, - That Capt. Jacob Bonter be Master.
Resolved, - That Mr. James Watt be Purser.
Resolved, - That the Boat continues the same trips, and run on the same days as last season.
J.S. Cartwright, Chairman.
D. Prentiss, Secretary.
Kingston, March 23rd, 1836.