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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), May 10, 1843

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Steam-Boat Notice.

The Splendid Steamer


Capt. Maxwell,

Has during the last winter undergone a thorough repair, and is now fitted up in a style equal to any Boat on the St. Lawrence, will commence plying between Kingston and Coteau du Lac immediately after the opening of the St. Lawrence Canal at Cornwall.

Kingston, May 9, 1843.


The Low Pressure Steam-Boat


Robert Gilpin, Master,

Will leave Greer's wharf, Kingston, every

Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock.,

Gananoque do. 5 do.

Brockville do. 11 do.

Prescott and Ogdensburgh, Wednesday morning, 3 o'clock.

Cornwall 9 o'clock,

and arrive at Montreal same evening, stopping at Coteau du Lac and Beauharnois Canal.


Will leave H. Jones & Co.'s store, Canal Wharf, Montreal, every Thursday afternoon at 6 o'clock, Lachine every Friday morning early, arriving at Bytown every Saturday, which place she will leave immediately for Kingston.

This boat is propelled by one of Messrs. Ward & Co.'s superior angular engines, and is one of the fastest boats making the trip to and from Montreal. She is fitted up with comfortable Cabins, manned by an obliging Captain, an experienced Pilot, and careful crew. Every attention will be paid to the comfort and convenience of passengers. Apply to

H. & S.Jones, or

J.H. Greer, Agt., Kingston.

H. & S. Jones & Co., Brockville.

H. Jones & Co., Montreal.

Kingston, May, 1843.

Sale of Steamers and Barges.

By Order of the Assignees.

At the office of the Subscribers on Wednesday, the 31st inst., will be sold, the undersigned Steamers and Barges with their Equipments in all respects complete, formerly forming part of the forwarding Stock of Messrs. Ferguson, Millar& Co.:


Ann, 32 horse power, high pressure,

Kate, 30 do. do. do. do.

Norna, 30 do. do. do. do.


Ant, Ayr, Don, Elf, Esk, Eve, Fly, Gem, Goa, Imp, Ind, Ivy, Get, Nun, and Wag.

The Steamers are only one year old, and as regards Engines, Boilers, and in all other respects, of the safest and best construction and admirably adapted for the navigation either up or down between this place and Kingston, and would also be suitable for the navigation of the Chambly Canal.

The Barges are all about two years old - none exceeding that age - and in general cargoes capable of carrying equal to 650 to 700 Barrels Flour.

Any information respecting the above may be obtained from Mr. Ferguson, at his office, at the Canal, and the whole may be seen at Lachine for a fortnight previous to the day of Sale.

Terms very liberal - to be made known at the time of Sale.

Sale at 11 o'clock, A.M.

BETHUNE & KITSON, Auctioneers.

Montreal, May 14th, 1843.

* "Norna" and "Kitson" were the spellings in newspaper - should it be "Norma" and "Kittson"?

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), May 10, 1843