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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 14, 1850

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p.2 Two steamboats intended for the navigation of Lake Ontario, are to be brought to this city as soon as navigation opens, and fitted for the trade between Panama and San Francisco. [N.Y. Herald]

Opening of Navigation - We learn that the Eclipse, Captain Harrison, will commence running on Monday next between Wellington Square and Toronto. As soon as the Bay is cleared of ice, the Fashion and Eclipse will ply daily between Hamilton and Toronto - morning and afternoon from each place. [Journal & Express]



Picton Day Boat.

On the opening of the Navigation the new and fast steamer


Capt. J. M'Gill Chambers,

Will be placed on the route between Kingston and Picton, and will ply as follows:


Leaving Kingston every evening (Sundays excepted) after the arrival of the River Mail Steamer.


Leaving Picton every morning (Sundays excepted) touching at the intermediate ports on the Bay, up and down.

For Freight or Passage apply to the Captain on board.

Kingston, 13th March, 1850.

Chart of Lake Ontario - Just received and for Sale at the City Book Store, a Chart of Lake Ontario, from actual survey, by Augustus Ford, U.S.N.

Kingston, March 13th, 1850. E.W. PALMER.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 14, 1850