p.3 The Diary of a Master Loafer - describes part of trip by editor of Whig through Rideau to Jones Falls, on steamer Cataraqui, Capt. Thomas Drummond, nephew to late Andrew Drummond..
OTTAWA & RIDEAU FORWARDING COMPANY.
Managers - Messrs. McPherson & Crane.
July 10 - The barges Mary and Constitution.
July 14 - The barges Jane, Perth, Mayflower, and batteau Moreau.
July 17 - The barges Dolphin and Clara Fisher.
July 20 - The barges Traveller and Iroquois.
July 23 - The barges Traveller and Victoria (consignees listed.)
July 25 - The barge Jane (consignees listed.)
July 28 - The barge Mary ( " " )
July 31 - The steamboat Bytown, Hunter, with barge Oswego and four other barges (consignees listed.)
Aug. 1 - The steamer Margaret, Ballentyne, with barge Clara Fisher in tow (consignees listed.)
Contract - Dock Yard looking for Scantling and Boards - gives sizes and quantities.