p.2 The beautiful steamboat Wm. IV is to be launched at Gananoque this forenoon. The John By steamer, built at this place by Mr. Drummond, is now finished, and will be launched early next week.
Mr. Murray, Master in the Royal Navy, has recently arrived at this Dock Yard, from England, in the room of Mr. Taylor, who has gone out upon half pay. We hail this appointment as indicative of the continuance of this important naval establishment, of which so many apprehensions have been lately entertained.
p.3 The Shareholders of the Rideau Canal Steam Boat John By, are requested to pay into my hands on or before the 23rd day of November next, a sixth instalment of two pounds ten shillings currency on each of their respective shares.
David John Smith, Treasurer.
Kingston, 22nd Oct., 1831.