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Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), May 7, 1831


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p.2 The Schooner Prescott - This fine Schooner which was wrecked three weeks ago in York Bay, and has since been lying on the Bar, with her hull several feet under water - was yesterday raised, and towed up to the wharf by the Niagara Steamer. A number of hands are now engaged on board in getting out the Wheat. The Schooner, though apparently a good deal injured, will undergo repair, after the cargo is discharged. [York Courier]

p.3 Chambly Canal - Tenders called for building it. Chambly, 16th April, 1831.

The Proprietors of the undermentioned Steam Boats beg to inform the Public, that they have established the following Rates for the Season 1831.

FOR PASSAGE

From Prescott to Brockville, and vice versa.

For each Cabin Passenger, £0 2 6

For each Deck Passenger, 0 1 3

From Prescott & Brockville to Kingston & vice versa.

For each Cabin Passenger (including fare) 0 12 6

For each Deck Passenger, 0 6 3

From Prescott & Brockville to Coburg & Port Hope and vice versa.

For each cabin passenger (including fare) 1 10 0

For each Deck Passenger, 0 10 0

From Prescott & Brockville to York, Burlington Bay & Niagara, and vice versa.

For each cabin passenger (including fare) 2 0 0

For each Deck Passenger, 0 12 6

From Kingston to Coburg & Port Hope, & vice versa.

For each cabin passenger (including fare) 1 0 0

For each Deck Passenger, 0 7 6

From Kingston to York, Burlington Bay and Niagara, and vice versa.

For each cabin passenger (including fare) 1 10 0

For each Deck Passenger, 0 10 0

From Coburg & Port Hope to York, Burlington Bay and Niagara, and vice versa.

For each cabin passenger (including fare) 0 15 0

For each Deck Passenger, 0 7 6

From York to Burlington Bay & Niagara, and vice versa.

For each cabin passenger (including fare) 0 12 6

For each Deck Passenger, 0 5 0

From Burlington Bay to Niagara,

For each cabin passenger (including fare) 0 10 0

For each Deck Passenger, 0 5 0

FOR FREIGHT

From Burlington Bay, Niagara, York, Port Hope & Coburg, to Brockville & Prescott.

For every Barrel of Ashes, £0 2 6

For every Bbl. of Pork, Beef, Lard, etc. 0 1 10 1/2

For every Barrel of Flour, 0 1 3

All other articles in the same proportion.

For every Horse, 1 5 0

For every Ox or Cow, 1 0 0

For every Parcel too small for weight, 0 1 6

From the above places to Kingston.

For every Barrel of Ashes, 0 1 10 1/2

For every Bbl. of Pork, Beef, Lard, etc. 0 1 6

For every Barrel of Flour, 0 1 0

All other articles in the same proportion.

For every Horse, 1 0 0

For every Ox or Cow, 0 15 0

From Prescott and Brockville to Cobourg, York, Port Hope, Burlington Bay & Niagara.

For every cwt. weight of Merchandise, 0 1 3

For every Horse, 1 5 0

For every Ox or Cow, 1 0 0

For every Parcel too small for weight, 0 1 6

From Kingston to the above places.

For every cwt. weight of Merchandise, 0 1 0

For every Horse, 1 0 0

For every Ox or Cow, 0 15 0

For every Parcel too small for weight, 0 1 6

Jno. Hamilton - Steam-Boats Great Britain and Queenston,

R. Hamilton, per J.H. - Steam-Boat Alciope,

John Mosier - Steam-Boat Niagara.

Prescott, May 2nd, 1831.


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Date of Original:
May 7, 1831
Local identifier:
KN.941
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), May 7, 1831