The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Sept. 10, 1842

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p.2 On the 8th inst. an Inquest was held on the body of a seaman named William Sharp, who was drowned from off the schooner Sophia, while lying in this harbour on the night of Saturday last. Deceased, it is supposed, got into the boat alongside, the wind blowing hard at the time, for some purpose or other, then he fell into the water in endeavoring to board. He was much in liquor. Verdict, "Accidentally Drowned."

p.3 The Steamer Gore - In consequence of the proprietors of the line of Mail Packets on Lake Ontario, having purchased the steamer Union, the steamer Gore has been taken off the Oswego route, as recently advertised in our columns, and will, until further notice, run three times a week between Rochester and Kingston. [Toronto Colonist]

Riot in the Jail - gaol filling with rioters from Welland Canal. [Niagara Chronicle, Aug. 31st]


Three Times A Week

Through in Ten Hours, and to Montreal in 39 Hours.

The Steamer


Capt. Robert Kerr

Will, until further notice, leave Rochester for Kingston every Monday, Wednesday and Friday Evening, at 7 o'clock.

And will leave Kingston for Rochester every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Evening at half past six o'clock.

The Gore will arrive at Kingston in the morning, in time for the River Boat for Brockville, Prescott, Ogdensburgh and Montreal.

For Freight or Passage apply to Mr. John Thompson, Rail Road Office, and to Messrs. Hooker & Reynolds, Rochester.

To the Royal Mail Packet Office, and to Mr. J.H. Greer, Kingston, or to the Captain on board. Kingston, Sept. 8th, 1842.

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Sept. 10, 1842