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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), May 18, 1836

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Ottawa & Rideau Forwarding Co.

Departures - May 6th - Steamer Bytown, Capt. Bowen, (with list of cargo for various ports of call)

May 10th - Steamer Margaret, Capt. Drummond, with list.

May 12th - Steamer Rideau, Capt. McGreer, with freight and passengers.

Arrivals - May 14th - Steamer Bytown, Capt. Bowen, with upward of 100 passengers.

May 18th - Steamer Rideau, with 2 barges. (with list).

A Schooner owned by Mr. Smith of Belleville, laden with Wheat belonging to Bella Flint, Esq. and bound for Prescott, came in conduct with the Steam Boat United States on Monday night, about one mile from Alexandria Bay, and sunk immediately. The night was so extremely dark that the hands on board were not aware of the proximity of the vessel till too late to avoid the consequences which ensued. Fortunately the crew of the Schooner escaped in a small boat.

p.3 Communication Between the Lakes and the Atlantic By Steam - about proposed canal from Oswego to Utica. [Cleveland Whig]

article and advertisement about Customs office at Coteau du Lac - a statement of goods being transported must now be given to Collector at the Custom House. [Montreal Courier]

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), May 18, 1836