The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), July 8, 1825

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p.3 Within the last eight days upwards of 700 Irish emigrants arrived in town from Prescott, on board the Dalhousie - and by tomorrow's boat about 300 more are expected - making in all 1000 souls...

The Steam-Boat Saint Lawrence, Plying From Lachine to the Cascades.

She sails - she flies - thro' the swelling lake,

The wind and weather can't keep her back;

She bids defiance to each boist'rous brea,

When well directed by the Worthy Mac.*

There is full and plenty in the boat + - no need,

And that united with surprising speed.


* M'Master, Captain and Commander

+ Delicious dishes to contribute to the welfare of passengers.

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Rick Neilson
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Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), July 8, 1825