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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), May 28, 1836

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The Steam Boat


Capt. Lonson Hilliard,

Propelled by a Low Pressure Engine, of 100 Horse Power,

The only Boat that runs between Prescott and Toronto without crossing the Lake to or from Oswego.

Will, on the opening of the Navigation, commence her regular weekly trips, running as follows, viz:


Will leave Prescott for Niagara every Saturday evening after the arrival of the Montreal Stages or Steamboats, touching at Brockville and Gananoque.

Will leave Kingston, Sunday morning.

Will leave Cobourg and Port Hope, Sunday evening.

Will leave City of Toronto, Monday morning.

Will leave Hamilton, Monday afternoon, and arrive at Niagara on the same evening.


Will leave Niagara for Prescott, every Tuesday afternoon, at 7 o'clock.

Will leave City of Toronto, Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock.

Will leave Cobourg and Port Hope, Wednesday evening.

Will leave Kingston, Thursday morning, touching at Gananoque and Brockville; and arrive at Prescott in the afternoon.

Passengers leaving Niagara on Tuesday evening, and the City of Toronto Wednesday forenoon, by the William IV, will arrive in Montreal on Friday evening, passing the Thousand Islands in the day time.

This Boat, so favorably known to the travelling public as a first rate Sea Boat, and combining the indispensible requisites of speed, punctuality, and comfortable accommodations, will, as heretofore, the Proprietors trust, receive a very liberal suppport.

For Freight or Passage apply at the Post Office at Prescott or Brockville; B. Phillips, Kingston; H.E. Nichols, Cobourg; Harbor Co. Port Hope; J. Brown, Toronto; D.C. Gunn and A. Land, Hamilton; J. Niven & Co., Niagara; Wm. Duff and Wm. Wynn, Queenston; or to the Captain on board.

All freight payable on delivery to Consignees; and all Parcels and Luggage at the risk of the owners, unless given in charge of the Purser and booked.

Prescott, April 8th, 1836.

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Rick Neilson
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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), May 28, 1836