The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 12, 1848

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p.2 Trade on the St. Lawrence [Montreal Courier]


Arrivals at the Port of Kingston.

April 9th - Str. Gildersleeve, from Ogdensburgh.

10th - Schr. Primrose, from Picton, 1958 bushels corn, for James Morton; 600 bushels peas for Quebec Forwarding Company.

Str. Prince of Wales, from Picton, 5 bbls. pork, A. & D. Shaw.

Schr. James Coleman, from Hamilton, 2000 bbls. flour, 308 do. pork, 10 do. oatmeal, John H. Greer & Co.; 14 bbls. peas, 300 bbls. flour, 13 hhds. hams, Quebec Forwarding Company.

Reduction of tolls on Burlington Bay canal. [Montreal Pilot]


The Government Steam Propeller


The Commissary General will receive Sealed Proposals at Noon on Thursday, the 4th May, from parties who may be desirous of purchasing the above Vessel, as she now lies in the Naval Yard at Kingston, together with her machinery and other appurtenances.

Payment is to be made in Specie, or in the Notes of Chartered Banks, on delivery of the vessel.

Application to inspect the Vessel to be made to the Senior Commissariat Officer at Kingston.

Commissariat, Canada

Montreal, 4th April, 1848.


The Splendid fast sailing Sloop-rigged Sail Boat ODD FELLOW, Clinker Built, with Iron Keel, Oars, Sails, etc. new and complete, now lying below the Bridge, near the Tete du Pont Barracks. For further particulars apply to the Subscriber.

WM. MARSHALL, at Messrs. J. Watkins & Co.

Kingston, April 10th, 1848.



The Subscribers intend running their new and powerful Steamer


regularly between Montreal, Toronto, and Hamilton, and believe she will be able to make three full trips per month. It is expected she will carry from 2000 to 2500 barrels of Flour, all under cover, and on her upward trips, about 200 tons Merchandize.

Their Establishments at Kingston and Brockville will be conducted as heretofore, and as soon as the new Schedule of Canal Tolls is promulgated, will be prepared to name their Rates of freight for the ensuing season.

H. JONES & Co., Montreal.

H. & S. JONES, Kingston.

H. & S. JONES & Co., Brockville.

April 12th, 1848.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 12, 1848