p.3 The Lake Navigation - There is now a warm opposition on the lake, especially from the port of Hamilton. There is added to the lake fleet a splendid boat, the New Era, commanded by Captain Maxwell, which combines all the comforts to be found in the vessels of modern build, added to which she is a clipper in speed.
The two lines of boats, all of the first class, are now conveying passengers from this port to Kingston for $2, inclusive. It will prove a boon to the public. We wish we could say we thought it would prove remunerative to the proprietors. [Hamilton Gazette]
Port of Kingston.
May 9th - Schr. Prince of Wales, Toledo, 949 bbls. flour, 59 bbls. pork, 23 do. lard, H. & S. Jones.
Brig Mohawk, Toledo, 1400 bbls. flour, 45 do. pork, 11 do. lard, H. & S. Jones.
Str. Ontario, Rochester, gen. cargo.
Str. Lady of the Lake, Ogdensburgh, gen. cargo.
Schr. J.A. Marsh, Port Hope, gen. cargo.
Str. City of Toronto, Hamilton, 60 bbls. flour, 6 kegs butter, Glassford & Co.; 150 bbls. flour, Quebec Forwarding Co.
Schr. M. Millar, Rondeau, 348 bush. wheat, 19 hhds. tobacco, 62 bbls. pork, Macpherson & Crane.
Str. Prince of Wales, Belleville, gen. cargo.
Schr. Scotland, Toronto, 1157 bbls. flour, McPherson & Crane; 300 bbls. flour, 90 do. pork, Hooker & Henderson.
Schr. Almeda, Port Dover, 1578 bbls. flour, McPherson & Crane.
May 10th - Schr. Princess Victoria, Toronto, 2273 bbls. flour, Hooker & Henderson.
Schr. Elizabeth, St. Catharines, 1406 bbls. flour, McPherson & Crane.
Schr. Princess Royal, Port Stanley, 1372 bbls. flour, J.A. Glassford.
Schr. Sir Charles Bagot, Port Stanley, 1608 bbls. flour, Hooker & Henderson.
Schr. Keefer, Port Dover, 1580 bbls. flour, 46 do. clover seed, 6 bbls. plaster, McPherson & Crane.
Schr. Mayflower, Wellington, 2800 bush. corn, James Morton, 200 bush. barley, Mrs. Mason.
Schr. Sarah & Cornelia, Grand River, 1300 west india staves, Calvin, Cook & Co.
Brigantine Liverpool, Port Dalhousie, 230 pieces oak timber, Calvin, Cook & Co.
Schr. John Perry, Whitby, 827 bbls. flour, 800 bush. wheat, 2 tons shorts, J.A. Glassford.