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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 1, 1836

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p.2 The Great Britain - This noble vessel left our harbor this forenoon on her usual trip upwards, having a large number of emigrants on board, as well as an immense quantity of goods of this year's importation.



The Splendid Steam Boat


H. Calder, Master,

Will leave Prescott for the head of the Bay of Quinte on Tuesdays and Fridays, on the arrival of the steamer Dolphin, touching at Brockville and Gananoque. She will leave Kingston on her upward Trips on Wednesdays and Saturdays, at half past 8 o'clock, A.M., and will call at the following places: Bath, Fredericksburgh, Adolphustown, Hallowell, Scanlan's, Roblin's Mills, Mohawk Village, Sophiasburgh, Belleville, Ameliasburgh,

And arrive at the Trent and Carrying Place the same Evenings.

She will leave the Trent and Carrying Place on the Evenings of Wednesday and Sunday, for Belleville, and leave Belleville for Prescott on Mondays and Thursdays, at half-past 6 A.M., calling at all the intermediate places.

The Brockville will leave punctually as advertised, and as she will stop only a few minutes at each place, except when there may be freight, Passengers are requested to be in readiness.

The Speed and elegant accommodations of the Brockville are so well known that they require no further recommendation. For Freight or Passage, apply to the Captain on board, or to the

Committee - S. Benson, S. Bartlett, Belleville; J. & J. Miller, Hallowell; T. McNider, Kingston; Robert Harvey, Brockville; and the following Agents: Thomas Fraser, Prescott; Henry Lasher, Bath; John Anderson, Fredericksburgh; Samuel Casey, Adolphustown; Samuel Solmes, Sophiasburgh; Wm. Portt & Co., Mohawk Village; Thomas McMahon, Ameliasburgh; Sheldon Hawley, River Trent; Charles Biggar, Carrying Place; also, at the Stores of John Counter, Esq., and Messrs. Truax & Phillips, Kingston.

16th May, 1836.

Repeated Representations

Having been made to the Committee of the Kingston, by men in business, that it would greatly accommodate the public, and allay the apprehensions which many entertain by the rapid movements of both the Kingston and Brockville, consequent on the opposition, if the days of one of the Boats were altered, and expressing a wish that the Kingston would take other days; although convinced that they had the right of keeping the days of last year, and the injustice of another Boat taking the same days, when there were other days of the week unoccupied. The Committee of the Kingston beg to intimate to the public, that in order to afford them greater facilities and convenience they have decided on altering the days of sailing under the confident expectation that it will be duly appreciated. They therefore give Notice that for the future the



Jacob Bonter, Master,


Will leave the Carrying Place, on Tuesday and Friday mornings, at 3 o'clock, touching at the River Trent, Ameliasburgh, Belleville, Sophiasburgh, Culbertson's, Scanlan's Wharf, Hallowell, Adolphustown, Fredericksburgh, and Bath - to Kingston. Will leave Kingston same day at 6 P.M. touch at Fairman's, Gananoque, Brockville, and arrive at Prescott in time for the Steam Boat for Montreal.


Will leave Prescott every Wednesday and Saturday P.M. immediately after the arrival of the steam boat from below; touching at Brockville, French Creek, and arrive at Kingston early next morning.

Will leave Kingston every Monday and Thursday morning at 9 o'clock, touching at the intermediate places, and arrive at the Carrying Place same evenings, in time to meet the stages for Cobourg, Port Hope, and Toronto.

All Packages and Luggage at the risk of the owner, unless given in charge of the Purser and Booked.

Every attention will be paid to the comfort of passengers, and the Boat is well adapted to take Freight, Horses, etc., etc.

May 27th, 1836.

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 1, 1836