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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 12, 1835

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p.1 Intrepid Conduct - Capt. Homans of Oswego, who was on the Blackhawk at the time, saves boy from drowning at Dickenson's Landing. [Vanguard]

The steamer Oakville, which last year plied between Hamilton and Toronto, propelled by the engines formerly belonging to the John By, (wrecked near Oakville about 2 years ago,) and which have not been found sufficiently powerful, has been brought down to Prescott in tow of the William IV to receive the engines of the Rapid, the proprietors of which are to have her under their control, and have advanced the engines as their amount of stock. The Oakville is to be fitted up for passengers without delay, but her course has not yet been decided upon. [Montreal Gazette]



June 9th- The steamer Bytown with barges Elegant and Hope, with merchandize for the principal merchants in Kingston, Port Hope and Toronto.

June 12th - The steamer Thomas McKay, Chambers, with barges Rob Roy and Trader in tow. Many passengers (list of consignees.)

June 12th - The steamer Margaret, Moorhouse, with passengers.


June 10th - The steamer Enterprize, Richards.

June 12th - The steamer Bytown, Robins, with barges Mayflower and Elegant in tow, wheat, potash, etc. On board the Mayflower, which the Bytown fetched from Bath, there were 4000 bushels of Wheat for T. McKay, Bytown.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 12, 1835