The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 18, 1852

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p.2 The Toronto Regatta will come off on Friday and Saturday next. The highest prize offered is £ 25, and this is open to all keel boats from Canada or the United States. No boat allowed to take more than one prize. The yachts Challenge and Prima Donna, and we believe the Kate Hayes, have left this port for Toronto, to take part in the contest.

The Late Trade Convention - recommendations:

7 - That it is desirable that the shipping interests on each side of the Lakes should mutually enjoy the internal coasting trade; and they recommend that, on condition of this object being obtained, the Navigation of the St. Lawrence be opened to United States vessels.

11 - That as an encouragement to the building of vessels throughout the Province, a drawback of an amount per ton equal to the duties paid on the article used in the construction thereof, be granted to the ownerof each new vessel, on taking out the certificate of Registry from the Custom House.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 18, 1852