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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 5, 1851

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p.2 Threatened Closing of the Welland Canal Against American Vessels - editorial strongly against the Canadian government's rumored serious consideration of this plan. [Examiner]

The Welland Canal - editorial by [Globe] - the American Reciprocity Bill not passed yet; Oswego delegation worried that Welland Canal would be closed to American shipping.


Kingston Imports.

April 1st - Scow Wolfe Island, mixed cargo.

2nd - Schr. Portland, Ogdensburgh, in ballast.

Ferry boat Farmer, Wolfe Island, mixed cargo.

3rd - Str. Princess Royal, Toronto, mixed cargo.

Str. New Era, Ogdensburgh, passengers and baggage.

Schr. Herald, Ogdensburgh, in ballast.

4th - Steamer Magnet, Hamilton, mixed cargo.

Str. Free Trader, Ogdensburgh, mixed cargo.


April 1st - Schr. Laurel, French Creek, mixed cargo.

2nd - Schr. Portland, Toledo, in ballast.

4th - Schr. Sophia, Monroe, 835 bars railroad iron.


The Steamer


Capt. Maxwell.

Will leave the Commercial Wharf for Prescott and Ogdensburgh, on Sunday morning 6th inst., at 7 o'clock, and return the following day.

Kingston, 5th April, 1851.


The Splendid Iron Steamer


Captain Henry Twohy.

Will leave Kingston for Toronto on Mondays and Thursdays, at 3 P.M., on the arrival of the River Boat, and Toronto for Hamilton every Tuesday and Friday morning at 8 o'clock, leaving Hamilton for Toronto on same days at 3 P.M.

Will leave Toronto for Kingston on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 12 o'clock noon.

Weather permitting the Passport will call at intermediate Ports.

Steam Boat Office, Kingston,

5th April, 1851.

The Steamer


Capt. A. Farlinger.

Will leave the Clarence Street Wharf on Tuesday morning at 6 o'clock, 8th April, for Dickinson's Landing, calling at intermediate Ports.

Kingston, April 5th, 1851.

The Well Known Steamer


Capt. Jas. Sutherland,

(Carrying Her Majesty's Mails,)

Will leave Hamilton for Toronto and Kingston, every Monday and Thursday Morning, at half-past seven o'clock, and Toronto for Kingston, same day at noon; Will leave Kingston for Toronto and Hamilton, every Tuesday and Friday Afternoon, upon the arrival of the River Mail boat, calling at Cobourg, Port Hope, and Darlington, each day (weather permitting); will leave Toronto for Hamilton every Wednesday and Saturday Morning at eight o'clock.

April 2nd, 1851

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 5, 1851