The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 21, 1849

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Port of Kingston.

July 19th - Schr. Erin, Wellington, 234 bbls. flour, 2000 bush. barley, 800 bush. peas, James Morton.

Str. Ontario, Ogdensburgh, passengers and baggage.

Str. Canada, Lachine, passengers, baggage and freight.

Str. Cataract, Oswego, gen. cargo.

July 20th - Schr. Amherstburgh, Port Sarnia, 6 bbls. pot ashes, Macpherson & Crane; 40 bbls. pot ashes, Hooker, Henderson & Co.


The Splendid Steamer CHIEF JUSTICE ROBINSON will resume her trips as usual between Toronto and Niagara, on Thursday, 19th inst., leaving Toronto every morning (Sunday's excepted) at half-past seven o'clock.

The Steamer CITY OF TORONTO will leave Toronto for Hamilton on Thursday, 19th inst., at 2 p.m. and continue her trips as usual, in connection with the steamers Magnet and New Era, from Hamilton to Kingston, every Tuesday and Friday, at half-past seven a.m.

Toronto, July 18th, 1849.

On Dit - It is said that the untoward detention of the Montreal Mail Steamers is the fog on the river between Cornwall and the Coteau, caused by the still raging fires on both shores of the St. Lawrence.

The Land Mail Contracts - (part) ....Owing to some unusual detentions on the river the Montreal Mail Steamers of late days have been detained on their passage to Kingston, where Mr. Hamilton's Mail Service terminates, and Mr. Bethune's begins. But instead of the latter gentleman's vessels waiting for the arrival of the former's, they leave Kingston at the regular hours of departure, and the Toronto mail consequently is detained twenty four hours. Had one contractor the whole duty to perform, the result would be very different.....

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 21, 1849