The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Buffalo Whig (Buffalo, NY), 23 July 1834, page 3

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NEW DAILY S. BOAT, PACKET, & POST COACH LINE, from Buffalo, thro' various parts of Upper Canada. Arrangements.--The Steam Boat Caroline, will leave Buffalo every morning at half past 8, during the season, and proceed to Chippawa, (where Coaches will be in readiness to convey passengers, via the Falls, to Niagara, in time to meet the steam-packet Canada, for the city of Toronto)--thence from Chippawa to Port Robinson, where she will arrive in time to meet the Stage for St. Catharines, and the Packet Boats for Dunville and Gravelly Bay, on Lake Erie.--Passengers visiting the Falls by this line, can remain three hours, and return to Buffalo the same evening.

At St. Catharines, the Stage will intersect the old established Coach lines from Niagara to Sandwich, and to Toronto, by land, in time for passengers to continue their journey thro', without delay, to Hamilton, Brantford, London, Detroit, or any intermediate place on the route. Passengers wishing to proceed from St. Catharines to Toronto, can take the Stage either for Niagara, to meet the Canada- -or to Hamilton, from which place the steamboat Queenston runs daily to and from the metropolis.

RETURNING.--Leave St. Catharines every day, at 10 o'clock A.M., or immediately after the arrival of the Western Stage, and proceed to Port Robinson in time to meet the steam-boat Caroline, for Buffalo, and the packet-boats for Dunville and Gravelly Bay--at all which places of destination they will arrive about 6 the same evening. Fare through, from Buffalo to St. Catharines, Two Dollars. All Freight entrusted to their care, will be promptly forwarded to any point on the Welland Canal, or Grand River, or to any ports on Lakes Erie or Ontario, at the lowest rates. Agents, PRATT, TAYLOR & CO., Buffalo; W. HEPBURNE, Chippawa; D. M'FARLAND, Port Robinson; A.S. ST. JOHN, Dunville; G. RYKERT & CO. St. Catharines. The Proprietors beg leave to intimate to the publick the superiour [sic] advantages of this line, over every other now in operation, as follows: 1st. The inconvenience of passing the ferry, at Black Rock, is avoided. 2d. Passengers may leave Buffalo in the morning, and reach Port Robinson, Gravelly Bay, (now Port Colborne) Dunville, (on the Grand River,) Thorold, St. Catharines, Port Dalhousie, or even Hamilton, the same day--and vice versa.-- 3d. A regular daily communication is likewise opened, by this arrangement, between Port Dalhousie, Dunville, and Port Colborne, and all the intermediate points. A steam-boat is now building on the Grand River, with the intention of extending this line to the Plaster beds, the Rapids, and Nelles' settlement, the present season; and to Brantford, on the opening of navigation in the spring--of which due notice will be given.

For Freight or Passage, apply to either of the above named Agents- -at E. W. Stephenson's Stage Office, St. Catharines, or to Captain Ballentine, on board the Caroline.

July 23.

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Richard Palmer
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Buffalo Whig (Buffalo, NY), 23 July 1834, page 3