The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Rochester Telegraph (Rochester, NY), July 7, 1818

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Steam Boat ONTARIO

This steam-boat, having been much improved, for carrying Freight, and Passage, will commence her operations at the opening of the season, under the command of Eri Lusher. The times of leaving port will be as follows:

Going Up

Will depart from Ogdensburgh every Saturday, at 9 o'clock, a.m. for Sacket's Harbor, every Sunday at 3 o'clock, p.m. From Hansford's Landing, Genesee River, every Monday at 3 o'clock p.m. and arrive at Niagara with all possible expedition.

Going Down

Will depart from Lewiston, at 4 o'clock, p.m. every Tuesday- from Hanford's Landing, Genesee River, 4 o'clock p.m. Wednesday-from Sacket's Harbor, at 4 o'clock p.m. every Thursday; and arrive at Ogdensburg the next day.

Rates of Passage

$5 from port to port. Steerage passengers; (without board,) $2.50

Freight and families moving, will be carried as reasonably as in other vessels.


Porter, Barton & Co. At Lewiston. Eri Lusher, & Co. At Genesee River. Zeno Allen at Sackets Harbor, Eri Lusher, Ogdensburgh; and Charles Smith, Albany

For the convenience of passengers and freight from Oswego, Sodus and Pultneyville, the fast-sailing schr. Kingston Packet, is provided as a tender to the steam boat, and will, after touching at the above places, arrive at Genesee Rover, in time for the Steam-Boat on Monday--.The Packet will depart from Genesee River, each Monday, at 1 o'clock, p.m. and calling at the above ports, will arrive at Sacket's Harbor in time for Thursday's Steam Boat Immediately on the arrival of the steam Boat at Ogdensburgh, a stage boat will leave there for Montreal.

**The subscriber one of the owners in the Steam Boat, continues the Forwarding Business on the St. Lawrence as usual,- At Ogdensburgh in the name of Eri Lusher- Lusher and Van Sluyrk, at Prescott, and Lush & Serton, at La Chine.

Eri Lusher

April 6, 1818

N.B. Ladies and Gentlemen wishing to take passage from this port, are assured that the steam-boat or some other craft will leave here at the exact hour above specified and in the case it should be any other vessel, passengers will be put on board the Steamboat before she leaves the river.

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Richard Palmer
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Rochester Telegraph (Rochester, NY), July 7, 1818