The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 17, 1863

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p.2 Navigation Opened - Yesterday morning about 9 o'clock the steamer Pierrepont succeeded in cutting her way through the ice as far as the channel. She then returned, and after taking in a small cargo consisting chiefly of a number of starved looking cattle, left for Cape Vincent, taking in tow the barque British Lion. Notwithstanding the heavy rain, a number of persons assembled on the wharf to witness the departure of the barque. It is said that the Princess Alexandra will leave today, and be followed tomorrow by one or two other vessels that are ready for a start.

The Canal Tolls - The memorial of the merchants and other inhabitants of Kingston against the reimposition of the canal tolls, was transmitted to Quebec yesterday afternoon. The signatures to the document numbered about six hundred.

p.3 To Owners of Certain Barges, etc. - Notice is hereby given to the owners of certain Barges, Durham Boats, Scows, and other Vessels, now lying in the Harbor, above Cataraqui Bridge, at the north end of Ontario street, that they remove their vessels from their present positions on or before the 15th day of May next, on pain that they be removed by me at their risk and expense.

By order of the City Council.

Archibald Smyth, Harbor Master. April 15th

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 17, 1863