The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 20, 1849

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p.2 Telegraph Line on the River - The Steamer Fashion has resumed her regular trips, and the daily line, through to Montreal, (through by daylight,) in connexion with the Mail Line on the Lake, is now complete.

The Regatta - The following five gentlemen were yesterday elected Members of the Managing Committee of the Provincial Association, and afterwards appointed a Sub-Committee to manage the Regatta:- Lieut. Davis, R.N., and Messrs. Hinds, Robison, Burrowes and Fowler.

A Quick Trip - The Canadian Steamboat Commerce arrived here this morning with passengers and 200 tons Scotch pig iron consigned to P. Anderson, Esq. She left Quebec on the evening of the 5th, towed a schooner between Montreal and Kingston, and varied from a direct voyage to touch at Toronto and Hamilton. Her trip would have been shortened a day, if the pilot had run her at night between Montreal and Quebec, and the voyage been direct from Kingston to the Welland Canal. [Cleveland Herald]


Port of Kingston.

July 18th - Schr. Wm. Penn, Pike Creek, 57 pieces oak timber.

Schr. Aleda, St. Catherines, 1542 bbls. flour, McPherson & Crane.

Str. Ontario, Oswego, gen. cargo.

Str. Bay State, Ogdensburgh, passengers and baggage.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 20, 1849