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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Aug. 17, 1842

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p.2 Arrival of Governor-General Bagot at Kingston on steamer Brockville, Capt. Maxwell.

Excursion to Windmill Point - on steamer Brockville planned by Kingston Mechanic's Institution for next Monday.

It will be seen from a notice elsewhere, that Messrs. McPherson, Crane & Co., have added 4 new steamers to their line, which are to ply between this city and Kingston, leaving the Canal Basin here every morning and evening, for the transport of goods and passengers. These boats have been fitted up with every attention to the comfort and convenience of passengers, and they will offer a desirable and speedy conveyance for emigrants. [Montreal Gazette Aug. 12th]



The Subscribers, in addition to their Daily Line of Barges, which are towed by Steamers, all the way to Kingston, have now in operation their



The Charlotte, Low Pressure,

The Juno, Mercury and Meteor, Fitted up with Ericson's Improved Propelling Engine, new and superior.

And which are to perform the voyage of the Rideau and Ottawa, upward to Kingston, and downward by the St. Lawrence; by these additional means, with the arrangements entered into,

A Double Daily Line,

for Goods and Passengers, is now offered from their Canal Wharf.

Montreal, Aug. 11th, 1842. McPherson, Crane & Co.

River St. Lawrence

Regular Line of Steamers

Between Kingston and Montreal.

Through In One Day Without Transhipment.


Captain Wells,

Will leave Kingston every Tuesday, at 3 o'clock P.M., calling at Brockville, Prescott, Ogdensurgh and Coteau du Lac.


Captain Downes,

Will leave Kingston every Thursday, at 12 o'clock noon, calling at Brockville, Prescott, and Coteau du Lac.


Captain Hays,

Will leave Kingston every Saturday, at 12 o'clock noon, calling at Brockville, Prescott and Coteau du Lac.

These Boats have superior accommodation for Passengers, and the Captains and Engineers are men of experience.

To give Passengers an opportunity of seeing the splendid scenery on the River St. Lawrence, the Boats of this Line run the Rapids always by daylight.

For Freight or Passage, apply to Sanderson & Murray.

Kingston, August 17th, 1842.

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Aug. 17, 1842