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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 1, 1847


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p.2 The American Line of Steamers - Travellers who make use of this very excellent Line of Steamers, should be made acquainted with this fact. Instead of stopping on Sundays, as was advertised to take place after the 28th August, the Proprietors have determined to run the whole Line on Sundays all the month of September; consequently there will be a Daily Steamer for Oswego, Rochester and Niagara Falls until the first of October. For the time of arrival and departure at Kingston of this Line, we refer to the advertisement in today's British Whig.

City Council - (part) Of Chas. Gay, Collector of Market Tolls, relating to a clause in the Market Act, on collecting Tolls from Wood Boats, etc., stating that he has lost money by the same, and praying for remuneration - Referred to the Committee on Wharves and Harbors, with power to take legal advice on the subject, and act thereon.

The Health of the City - .... We mentioned in a late British Whig, our apprehension that the lowering of the water in the Rideau Canal during the month of August, (to admit of the necessary repairs) thereby exposing to the action of the atmosphere the bottoms of the Drowned Lands, had been the cause of the great sickness and mortality along its banks and shores. If such be fact, the raising of the water, now taking place, will of course, mitigate, if not cure the evil....

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From Buffalo to Montreal.

1847

LAKE ONTARIO

AND RIVER ST. LAWRENCE

STEAM BOAT LINE.

The splendid, new and elegantly furnished

UNITED STATES

MAIL LINE OF STEAMERS.

CATARACT,

Capt. J. Van Cleve.

ROCHESTER,

Capt. H.N. Throop.

LADY OF THE LAKE,

Capt. T.H. Hoag.

NIAGARA,

Capt. R.F. Child.

In connection with the New Upper Cabin

ENGLISH STEAMERS.

BRITISH QUEEN,

Captain Chamberlain.

BRITISH EMPIRE,

Captain Hawkins.

Forming a Daily Line from Lewiston to Montreal, via Rochester, Oswego, Sackets Harbor, Kingston, Brockville, and Ogdensburgh, giving Passengers an opportunity of viewing by daylight the unequalled Scenery of the River St. Lawrence, the 1000 Islands, Long Sault, Coteau Du Lac, and the Cascade Rapids. The Boats forming the above Line are mostly new, fitted up and furnished in the most modern and elegant manner with State Rooms.

Parties of Pleasure, and others wishing to visit the Cities of Montreal and Quebec with their many attractions, Saratoga, New York, and Boston, will find this one of the most interesting and pleasant routes in America.

Downwards - Leaves Kingston daily at 3 p.m.

Upwards - Leaves Kingston daily at 4 p.m.

H.W.D. BREWSTER, General Agent.

Buffalo, Sept. 1847.

MAIL LINE OF STEAMERS.

Notice.

THE ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS PASSPORT, HIGHLANDER, and CANADA, will carry FREIGHT from Lachine to Kingston, and deliver it there in 26 hours, and when destined for Ports above, will be shipped immediately on board the Lake Ontario Steamboats.

Mr. Wm. Gunn, Agent at Lachine, will attend to the Receiving and Shipping of Goods. August 27th, 1847.


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Date of Original:
Sept. 1, 1847
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KN.5432
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English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 1, 1847