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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 30, 1841

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p.2 His Excellency Sir Richard Jackson, Administrator of the Government and Suite proceeded to Prescott, yesterday morning, in H.M. Steamer Traveller, Captain Harper R.N. en route for Quebec. His Excellency will descend the rapids of the St. Lawrence in one of the Ericson Propellers....

A forwarding company is about to be formed in Quebec, to carry on business between that city and the Upper Lakes. A notice in Neilsons' Gazette says:

It is much to be desired that a Forwarding Company should be at once established between Quebec and the Upper Lakes, as it will materially add to the commerce of this port. Should a joint stock company not go into operation, it is satisfactory that Mr. Burnet has already commenced building a set of barges at Beauport Cove, under Mr. Goudies superintendence, to go direct to Lake Erie....

It is with much pleasure we have it in our power to state that the injuries received by the Royal Mail Steamer Niagara during the late gale are but slight. She proceeded on Thursday to Niagara, to receive some necessary repairs, and will resume her place on the line in a few days.

The Largest Yet - Among the many arrivals today is the brig Rocky Mountain, Capt. Stillman, from Chicago, 8,600 bushels of wheat and of a quality equal to the finest raised on the Genessee flats. Capt. S.'s freight will amount to within a fraction of $2,000.

The whole amount received since yesterday is as follows: Wheat, 36,530 bushels; flour, 9,402 bbls.; corn, 4,157 bushels.

The Waterloo in passing out through a fleet of vessels this morning, ran foul of the schooner Osceloa, and sustained considerable injury to her larboard bulwarks and promenade deck. The harbour continues so crowded with craft, that a vessel has to grope her way through like the "broad horns" on the Ohio in a November mist. [Buffalo Commercial of Thursday]

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 30, 1841