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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 30, 1841


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p.3 Importance of British North American Timber to Europe - The Steamer Cobourg arrived here last evening from Cobourg, having a Raft of Masts of the largest dimensions, to supply the contract for the Royal Navy of France.

1841.

KINGSTON REGATTA, under the patronage of Capt. Sandom, R.N. The Annual Regatta for the present year will take place in Kingston Harbor, on Thursday, 29th July.

STEWARDS

The Hon. S.B. Harrison.

John B. Marks, Esq.

Lt. Harper, R.N.

H. Gildersleeve, Esq.

D. Taylor, Esq., R.N.

J.B. Willoughby, Esq., R.N.

Lt. Col. Everard, K.H. 14th Infantry.

Lt. Col. Mackenzie Fraser.

Capt. Otway, R.A.

Angus Cameron, Esq.

James Brown, Junior, Esq.

John Roy, Esq.

Umpire - J. Sampson, Esq.

Francis Henderson, Esq. Treasurer.

Doct. Barker, Secretary.

SAILING MATCH,

For a Silver Cup, value 12 Pounds. Open to all boats of not less burthen than 3 tons. To start at 1 o'clock P.M. from the Buoy moored opposite the Commodore's Wharf, sail round Snake Island, and return to the place of starting. Entrance, 15 shillings.

SIX-OARED GALLEY RACE,

For a Silver Cup or Purse, (at the option of the winner) value 10 Pounds. To start at 3 o'clock P.M. from the Buoy moored opposite the Commodore's Wharf, row round a flag in a boat moored off Garden Island, and return to the place of starting. Entrance, 10 shillings.

FOUR OARED GIG RACE,

For a Silver Cup or Purse, (at the option of the winner) value 7 Pounds 10 shillings. To start at 4 o'clock P.M. from the Buoy moored opposite the Commodore's Wharf, row round a flag in a boat moored off Garden Island, and return to the place of starting. Entrance, 7 shillings and six pence.

SKIFF RACE,

Gentlemen Amateurs, for a Purse of 5 Pounds. Heats of two miles. The place and time to be determined on the day. Entrance, seven shillings and six pence.

SKIFF RACE OPEN TO ALL.

1st Prize, 4 Pounds; 2nd Prize, Two Pounds ten shillings. Heats of two miles. The time and place to be determined on the day. Entrance, five shillings.

The Stewards reserve to themselves the power of making certain alterations if necessary.

All Boats to be bona fide British Built. All Entrances to be made with the Secretary on or before Monday, July 26th.

Kingston, June 24th, 1841.


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Date of Original:
June 30, 1841
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KN.1781
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Rick Neilson
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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 30, 1841