p.1 Board of Trade - (part) ...This city, from its central position, has great facilities for shipping and receiving, viz:-
By Inland Navigation Co's Lines of Express steamers, east and west.
By propellers plying to upper lakes and river ports.
By Cape Vincent and Clayton steamers.
By Bay of Quinte steamers.
By Rideau Canal steamers and barges.
And by the many sail vessels to and from all Ontario and Western lake ports, thus ensuring cheap freights to all parts.
For receiving, our position is unsurpassed, by the several lines of barges plying between this port, Montreal and Quebec, which will enable manufacturers to get their raw materials at low rates of freight...
Captain Putnam brought up the report of the committee appointed to consider the state of the harbour and what improvement could be made in it. The hour being late the consideration of it was deferred to the next general meeting...