The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 1, 1850

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p.2 Navigation Open to Montreal - The Ottawa, Capt. Hilliard, (large pollywag) was the first steamer to ascend the St. Lawrence; she arrived on Monday, passing through all the Canals. The Lord Elgin, Capt. Stearns, has since come up, and as the River Mail Line is now completed, the boats are descending all the way.

Kingston Imports.

April 29th - Str. Sovereign, Toronto, flour and fruit trees, H. McLennan.

Schr. Almeda, St. Catharines, 1399 bbls. flour, J. Blain.

Schr. Sovereign, Hamilton, 1634 bbls. flour, P.F. McCuaig & Co.

Schr. Queen Victoria, Grand River, 29,000 West India pipe staves, Calvin, Cook & Co.

Schr. Triton, Rochester, 261 bundles trees, Yales & Wilcox, 4 tubs butter, W. Anglen.

Str. Bay State, Ogdensburgh, passengers and baggage.

April 30th - Schr. Conductor, Pigeon Bay, 32,873 staves, Calvin, Cook & Co., 5 hhds. tobacco, Macpherson & Crane.



Will be sold by Auction, on Monday 13th May, at noon, at Scobell's Wharf, where she may be viewed, the well known Steamer QUEEN VICTORIA, with all her Engines, Anchors, Chains, Cabin Furniture, etc. in the order as when she ran on the Bay of Quinte last summer.

This Steamboat is in excellent preservation, and is propelled by two low pressure engines of 25 horse power each.

Terms made known at the place and time of sale.

JAMES LINTON, Auctioneer.

Kingston, May 1st, 1850.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 1, 1850