p.2 The Queenston, Capt. Whiting, arrived here this forenoon from Niagara, having on board a detachment of the 76th Reg't from Drummond Island, under the command of Major Galff.
Pultney Ville, July 17th, 1826.
We the undersigned, certify from the best of our knowledge, for the information of those whom it may concern, that Thomas Tomkins, Capt. of the Schooner Phoebe, and the crew belonging to the said vessel, as well as the inhabitants of this village, did all in their power to save the cargo and said vessel, and that it was in no way the Captain's neglect that the said vessel and cargo were lost, but entirely owing to a very severe North East storm of wind. Russell Whipple,
Horatio N. Troop,
Geo. D. Phelps.
A Card - The Subscriber feels grateful to his friends, for the prompt assistance rendered towards the rescue of his Son from the immediate danger of being drowned, by the overturning of a small canoe, particularly to Capt. MacDonald and the crew of the Dalhousie Steam Boat, for their early assistance.
Kingston, 20th July, 1826.