p.2 Imports - Aug. 25th - Magnet, Ogdensburgh, (gen. cargo).
Str. Ottawa, Montreal, (gen. cargo).
Schooner Ceres, Oswego, 70 tons Lehigh Coal, G.M. Kinghorn.
Schooner St. Nicholas, Michigan, 13,009 bushels wheat, Holcomb & Henderson; 12 boxes tobacco, 6 bbls. potash, I.B.H.; 40 boxes candles, J. Carruthers & Co.
Steamer Reindeer, Cleveland, 50 boxes tallow candles, J. Carruthers & Co.; 8 boxes starch, 1 box tea, 2 barrels pork, Turcotte & Hillard.
Barque Arabia, Cleveland, 477 tons coal, Kingston Gas Company; 4 Buffalo robes, Hugh Polley.
GRAND PROVINCIAL REGATTA
Kingston, on Tuesday, the 23rd September, 1856
Under the Patronage of His Excellency
THE GOVERNOR GENERAL
The Mayor The Sheriff
Col. Burton, C.B. J.B. Marks, Esq.
Baron DeLongueuil F.J. Rowan, Esq.
W.G. Hinds, Esq. Lt. Col. Boucher
Hon. J.A. Macdonald, M.P.P. Major Walker, R.C.R.
G. Moyle, Esq., R.N. Henry Smith, Jr., Esq., M.P.P.
Commodore, R.C.Y.C. Dr. Robison
Major Bethune, 9th Regt. J.J. Burrowes, Esq.
Secretary - W.F. Grasett
Treasurer - W.G. Draper, Esq.
1st Prize - Open to all Yachts 50 pounds 0 0
2nd do. For Yachts under 10 ten tons 25 0 0
3rd do. For Yachts of 5 tons and under 12 10 0
1st Prize For six-oared boats or under 12 10 0
2nd do. For four " " 10 0 0
3rd do. For two " " 7 10 0
4th do. Championship sculls 7 10 0
5th do. Jolly-boat race, 5s. entrance 2 10 0
6th do. Sculling match, 2s 6d do. 1 5
No yacht allowed to take more than one Prize.
Second boat to save her entrance.
No race unless three bona fide entrances, and three boats start.
Entrances to be added to the Prizes in all cases.
Entrances to be made with the Secretary between the hours of 8 and 10 P.M. of the evening previous to the Races, at L'Hoist's Restaurant.
Rules, and courses for the Matches, will be given hereafter.
W.F. Grasett, Secretary.
Kingston, Aug. 26th, 1856