The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 8, 1848

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p.3 An Oswego paper says that an opposition steamer on the American route is in construction at that port. The following particulars are mentioned: - "The keel of a new steamer 245 feet long, has been laid in the shipyard of George S. Weeks, and the frame work is fast going up. She will be 1400 tons burthen, and much the largest vessel ever built in Oswego. She is built by R.J. Vanderwater, Esq., and her builder, Captain Week, and is intended to run as a night boat between Oswego and Lewiston, in connection with the Oswego and Syracuse railroad cars."


Will be Sold by Public Auction at the Queen's Wharf, on Thursday, the 6th April next, on account of Her Majesty's Customs, the


About 26 Tons, with Chains, Rigging, etc., complete.

Terms made known at the time. Sale at twelve o'clock.

R. JACKSON, Auctioneer.

Kingston, March 6th, 1848.


In the matter of Joseph Pierson, a Bankrupt.

Notice is hereby given, that the following effects belonging to the Estate of the above named Bankrupt, will be sold by Public Auction, on Saturday, the 25th inst., at the Sales Rooms of Mr. James Linton, Auctioneer, etc., Market Square, at the hour of 12 o'clock, noon, viz.:

One undivided third of the Steamer Transit, subject to charges for repairs, etc., to be specified on day of sale.

Eight Shares Windsor Road Company Stock.

The Barge Tay, capable of carrying 600 bbls. Flour.

One horse.

Two Hundred Acres of Land, composed of the North halves of Lots Nos. 8 and 9, in the 6th concession of Sombra, in the Western District.

Terms made known on the day of sale; and any further information respecting the above, will be furnished on application to

p.F. McCuaig, Assignee.

Kingston, March 7th, 1848.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 8, 1848