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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), April 4, 1835

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p.2 Inland Navigation - editorial (full column). [Brantford Sentinel]

The schooner Rambler, Capt. John Wiggins, from Toronto, U.C. laden with skins for the Morocco Factory in our village, arrived at this port yesterday at 2 o'clock P.M. being 24 hours on her passage. She came in before a gentle northerly breeze under full sail, and was welcomed to our harbor with hearty cheers from numerous citizens who had gathered upon the wharves to greet the first arrival for the Season. [Oswego Observer, April 1st]

p.3 The ice in front of Kingston is sufficiently removed today to make an open channel from the River below Cedar Island to the lake at 9-Mile Point, off which a sail was seen yesterday. The Harbour is still blockaded.

15,000 Acres of Land - For Sale on Wolfe and Howe Island - "...and on Wolfe Island there is about being constructed a Ship and Steam Boat Canal across the Island, ....."

From Kingston to Toronto & Niagara

The Splandid and Fast Sailing

Steam Packet


Lieut. Harper, R.N. Commander.

Will, until the 20th of May, run as follows:

To leave Kingston, April 18, 23, 28,

May 2, 7, 12, 16,

To leave Niagara, April 20, 26, 30,

May 4, 10, 18.

Touching at Cobourg, Port Hope and Toronto.

After the 20th May she will leave Kingston every Wednesday and Saturday; Niagara every Monday; and Toronto every Monday and Thursday, touching at the intermediate ports.

This very superior and beautiful Steam Boat is propelled by an Engine of 90 horse power, she is the only low-pressure schooner-rigged steam vessel on the Lake; and as a sea boat, there are none to surpass, if to equal her.

The St. George has accommodations for upwards of 60 Cabin passengers, and her cabins are well known as elegant, spacious, and comfortable.

No Luggage or Parcels taken charge of, unless booked and paid for. All freight payable on delivery.

Kingston, 1st April, 1835.

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), April 4, 1835