The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), June 3, 1825

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p.1 Comparison of Proposed Rideau Canal and St. Lawrence River - expenses of both given - Rideau would be cheaper; much detail on salt as a cargo; wooden locks suggested for Rideau; the calculated cargo of a durham boat is 350 barrels, and that of a batteau is 30 barrels; the average upward cargo of a durham boat is 8 tons, a batteau always fully loaded is 4 tons. (5 1/2 columns by John Macaulay, President of the Board of Internal Navigation, who was occupied in canal surveys last year) [York Observer]


The Steam-Boat


Capt. James McKenzie,

Will, until further notice, leave Kingston for York, Niagara and Queenston, every Wednesday evening, and leave Niagara on her return to Kingston every Saturday evening.

Cabin Passengers £2 10 0

Deck ditto 0 15 0

May 24, 1825.

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Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), June 3, 1825