The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 31, 1849


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STEAMBOAT FARE DURING THE PROVINCIAL FAIR.

We are requested to state that persons desirous of being present at the Provincial Fair and Agricultural Cattle Show, at Kingston, next month, will be charged only half fare on board the Mail Steamers on Lake Ontario, and that only half fare will be charged for the transport of such cattle as may be taken on board of these steamers. [Colonist]

This announcement on the part of the Lake Mail Steamers completes the arrangement contemplated by the Executive Committee of the Agricultural Association, by which every Canadian steamer, whether plying on the Lake, the River, the Rideau Canal, or the Bay of Quinte, will during the entire week of the Show at Kingston, convey Passengers, and Animals and Articles intended for Exhibition, to and fro, at half the usual rates! We hope to be able to add to this list, very shortly, the Line of the United States Lake Steamers.

Port of Kingston.

August 29th - Str. City of Toronto, Toronto, gen. cargo.

Str. Ontario, Lewiston, gen. cargo.

Str. Bay State, Clayton, gen. cargo.

THE PROVINCIAL SHOW.

Office of the Royal Mail River Line,

August 27th, 1849.

During the week of the Exhibition of the Provincial Agricultural Association, to be holden at Kingston on the 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, and 22nd September, all Passengers especially going to, or coming from the Show, and all Animals and Articles intended solely for Exhibition, will be carried on board Steamers of the Royal Mail River Line, at

HALF THE USUAL RATES.


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Date of Original:
Aug. 31, 1849
Local identifier:
KN.5760
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 31, 1849