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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), April 8, 1843

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H. Jones & Co., Montreal.

H. & S. Jones, Kingston & Brockville,

Forwarders of Goods and Produce to and from the above Places.

Mercantile Houses, private individuals, Banks and other Corporate Bodies desirous of obtaining Goods of any description from England, by directing their correspondents, Agents or friends to consign them to H. Jones & Co., Montreal, at the same time enclosing them by Ship or mail, or by both, a Bill Lading and invoice will receive their property (accidents excepted) without any further trouble, as they undertake to pass them through the Custom House, pay duties, and forward them to their destination.

p.S. All letters from persons in Canada to be addressed to H. & S. Jones, Brockville.

1 May

p.3 The Salt Trade - New York state to reduce canal tolls on coal and salt by 75 per cent; Canada should do the same; Liverpool salt has been found better than American salt for preservation of meat

Errata - Capt. Herchmer died on Monday last, and not Thursday as stated in our last number.

Freight For A Schooner From Chippewa to Kingston - Any person willing to undertake to bring from Chippewa to the Naval Establishment at Kingston, about 170 Tons of Coals, immediately after the navigation is open - are requested to send in Sealed Tenders, (addressed to Mr. J.B. Marks, Kingston Dock Yard) stating the price per Ton, for which they would deliver them. The said Tenders to be opened on Saturday 29th inst., at 12 o'clock, noon.

Kingston Dock Yard, 8th April, 1843.


The Subscribers will sell by Auction, at their Office, on Tuesday next, the 11th inst. the Undermentioned Barges, with the Sails, Rigging, etc., formerly forming part of the Forwarding Stock of Messrs. Ferguson, Miller & Co., of this City.

At Lachine

Barge Ava, 39 tons, carries 700 Bbls. Flour.

" Bee, 39 do. do.

" Dee, 39 do. do.

" Boz, 50 do. do.

" Fox, 42 do. do.

" Oak, 45 do. do.

" Tom, 47 do. do.

" Ury, 39 do. do.

At Kingston

Barge May, 39 tons, carries 675 Bbls. Flour.

" Tay, 35 do. 625 do. do.

At Barrett's Rapids, Rideau Canal.

Barge Sun, 43 tons, carries 675 Bbls. Flour.


71 Shares Union Towing Co.. Stock in the Steamers Dolphin and Aid.

None of the above Barges are quite two years old, and all built of the best materials. The equipment of each, consists of a Mast, Toner, and Top-sail Yards, and Derrick, Main-sail and top-sail, six Oil-Cloths, six Poles, five Oars, Pump, Anchor, Hauser, Rigging, Lock, and Towing-lines, complete, two Stoves, Cooking Utensils, Bags, Blankets, and Bedding. Terms made known at the time of Sale.

Sale at 2 o'clock.

BETHUNE & KITTSON, Auctioneers.

Montreal, April 4, 1843.


The Annual General Meeting of the Stockholders of the Kingston Marine Railway Company, was this day held in the Office to elect Directors for the ensuing year, according to the Act of Incorporation, when

H. Gildersleeve,

J. Counter,

Thos. Kirkpatrick,

Chas. W. Jenkins, and

John Mowat, Esquires, were elected Directors.

At a Meeting of the Board of Directors held immediately afterwards, Henry Gildersleeve was re-elected President, and Mr. Jenkins Secretary.

Kingston, 3rd April, 1843.

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), April 8, 1843