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Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), May 31, 1817


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p.2 a letter to the editor in reply to a letter from "Camden" - disagrees with his interpretation of law concerning vessels reporting to Customs on entering harbor. (full column)

p.3 The Steam Boat Frontenac, after having completed the necessary work at the Naval Yard, left this Port yesterday morning for the purpose of taking in wood at the Bay of Quinty. A fresh breeze was blowing into the Harbor, against which she proceeded swiftly and steadily to the admiration of a great number of spectators. We congratulate the managers and proprietors of this elegant Boat, upon the prospect she affords of facilitating the navigation of Lake Ontario, by furnishing an expeditious and certain mode of conveyance to its various ports.

Lt. Governor's Office, York May 14th - John Chisholm, Esq. is appointed to be Collector of Customs, at the Outlet, at the Head of Lake Ontario.

STEAM BOAT

THE STEAM BOAT FRONTENAC

Will commence sailing from this Port the ensuing week, at the following Rates of Passage:- L S D

Kingston to Ernest Town ......... 0-10-0

Do. to New Castle ............... 1-15-0

Do. to York and Niagara .........3- 0- 0

Do. to Burlington ............... 3-10-0

Do. to Prescott ................. 1-10-0

Prescott to York and Niagara.....4- 0 -0

Do. to Burlington ............... 4-10-0

York to Niagara ................. 1- 0-0

Children under three years of age, half price; above three and under ten, two thirds.

A Book will be kept for entering the names of Passengers, and the Births which they may choose, at which time the passage money must be paid.

Passengers are allowed 60 lbs. weight of baggage, surplus baggage to be paid for at the usual rate. Gentlemen's servants cannot sleep or eat in the Cabin.

All applications for passage to be made to the Captain.

FREIGHT will be transported to and from the above places at the customary rates, and delivered to the different consignees. A list of their names will be put in a conspicuous place on board, which must be deemed a sufficient notice, and the Goods, when taken from the Steam Boat will be considered at the risk of the owners.

Kingston, May 31st, 1817.

PORT OF KINGSTON.

ENTERED.

May 24th - Schr. Commodore Perry, Parker, from Sackets Harbor, with provisions.

Schr. Eliza, Hartford, from Newcastle, with country produce.

Boat William, Miller, from Oswego, with 125 bbls. of salt.

25th - Schr. Rambler, Cherry, from Sacket's Harbor, passengers & baggage.

Boat Hornet, from Sacket's Harbor, potash, potatoes, leather.

Schr. Bethiah, Penny, from Sacket's Harbor, 184 bbls. flour, horses, etc.

Schr. Woolsey, Rounds, from Genesee, 416 bbls. flour, 18 bbls. potash, candles, etc.

Schr. Nancy, Fairbanks, from Genesee, 45 bbls. flour, 19 bbls. potash, potatoes, etc.

Schr. Industry - Sampson, from Smith's Creek, 383 bbls. flour.

27th - Schr. Comet, Bennet, from York, with passengers.

Schr. Triumph, Reid, from Sacket's Harbor, cotton, potash, and cider.

28th - Schr. Minerva Ann, Parker, from Niagara, passengers & baggage.

Schr. Commodore Perry, Parker, from Sacket's Harbor, with provisions.

29th - Schr. Rambler, Cherry, from Sacket's Harbor, passengers and baggage.

Schr. Phenix, Kenny, from Sacket's Harbor, with provisions.

Schr. General Brock, Petrie, from Newcastle, staves and beer.

Sloop Fellowship, from Hay Bay, with flour.

30th - Boat Dolphin, Howe, from Bellville, with flour.

Schr. Triumph, Reid, from Sacket's Harbor, provisions, brought New York papers to the 24th inst.

Schr. Sophia, Montague, from Oswego, cattle & 45 bbls. salt.

CLEARED.

May 24th - Schr. Commodore Perry, Parker, for Sacket's Harbor.

Boat Juno, Miller, for Coteau Du Lac, flour and potash.

Boat Jane, Shoemaker, for Ogdensburgh.

26th - Schr. Rambler, Cherry, for Sacket's Harbor.

Schr. Nancy, Fairbanks, for Genesee.

Schr. Bethiah, Penny, for Sacket's Harbor.

Boat Hornet, Wood, for Sacket's Harbor.

Schr. Woolsey, Rounds, for Genesee.

27th - Schr. Eliza, Hartford, for Genesee.

Schr. Triumph, Reid, for Sacket's Harbor.

Schr. Com. Owen, Sinclair, for York, 320 pieces of merchandize.

28th - Schr. Comet, Steel, for Sacket's Harbor.

Schr. Minerva Ann, Parker, for Smith's Creek.

Schr. Com. Perry, Parker, for Sacket's Harbor.

Schr. Asp, Miller, for York.

29th - Schr. Rambler, Cherry, for Sacket's Harbor.

Schr. Phenix, Kenny, for do.

a Scow for Montreal with 363 bbls. of flour.

30th - Schr. Sophia, Montague, for Oswego.

Schr. Triumph, Reid, for Sacket's Harbor.


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Date of Original:
May 31, 1817
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KN.303
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Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), May 31, 1817