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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 13, 1842

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The Steamer


Capt. C. Burns,

Will, the remainder of the Season ply between Kingston, Oswego, Wellington, Cobourg, Port Hope, Bond Head Harbor, Port Darlington, Whitby, Toronto, and Hamilton, as follows:


To leave Kingston every Monday at 7 o'clock a.m., Oswego at 7 p.m. and on Tuesday call at Wellington, Cobourg, Port Hope, Bond Head Harbor, Port Darlington and Whitby, arriving at Toronto the same night. Leaving Toronto for Hamilton on Wednesday at 9 o'clock a.m. touching at Port Credit and Oakville.


To leave Hamilton every Wednesday evening, Toronto Thursday at 7 o'clock a.m. calling at Whitby, Port Darlington, Bond Head Harbor, Port Hope, Cobourg, and Wellington, and arrive at Oswego on Friday morning. Will leave Oswego the same evening, after the arrival of the Boats from Syracuse, and reach Kingston on Saturday morning in time for the Steam Packets for Montreal, via the St. Lawrence, and the Rideau and Ottawa Canals.

For Freight or Passage, apply to the Royal Mail Packet Office, and to Mr. J.H. Greer, or to the Captain on Board.

Kingston, Sept. 13, 1842.


Three Times A Week.

Through in Ten Hours, and to Montreal in Thirty-nine hours.

The Steamer


Capt. Robert Kerr.

Will, until further notice, leave Rochester for Kingston every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Evening, at 7 o'clock.

And will leave Kingston for Rochester every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday Evening at half past six o'clock.

The Gore will arrive at Kingston in the morning, in time for the River Boat for Brockville, Prescott, Ogdensburgh and Montreal.

For Freight or Passage, apply to Mr. John Thompson, Rail Road Office, and to Messrs. Hooker & Reynolds, Rochester.

To the Royal Mail Packet Office, and to Mr. J.H. Greer, Kingston, or to the Captain on board. Sept. 8, 1842.

The following was obligingly forwarded by Capt. Sutherland, of the steamboat St. George: -

Last night about 9 P.M., wind about North blowing strong, with pretty heavy Sea, heavy rainy weather, very vivid lightning and heavy thunder, I observed a light which I first took for a Star, and pointed it out to the Mate; about half an hour after I went on the upper Deck, and observed the same light on the Truck or upper end of the Jack Staff, which is placed on the Bowsprit, I also saw two smaller lights one on each end of an iron cross tree, on the same Mast. I pointed the above out to the 2nd Mate who was walking along side of me. The lights remained there, for upwards of an hour before they disappeared.

Kingston Sept. 13, 1842.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 13, 1842