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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 4, 1846

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Steamboat Notice.


Will leave Hamilton for Toronto, Cobourg and Kingston, as follows:

Hamilton for Toronto, at Eight o'clock, A.M.

Toronto for Cobourg, at One o'clock, P.M.

Cobourg for Kingston, at Ten o'clock, P.M.

Returning - Leaves

Kingston on Tuesdays and Fridays at Four o'clock, P.M., or on the arrival of the River Mail boat from Montreal.

Cobourg, on Wednesday, at Two o'clock, A.M.

Toronto for Niagara and Kingston, at Two o'clock, P.M.

After this, until further notice, the Chief Justice Robinson will leave Hamilton for Toronto, Cobourg and Kingston, on Mondays and Thursdays, at the above mentioned hours.

In consequence of the unlimited Reduction of Fares by the Mail Line, authorized by Mr. Bethune, in my presence at Toronto, with a view no doubt of crushing competition, and retaining a monopoly of exhorbitant prices: the Public are informed that the prices for the Season, by the Chief Justice Robinson, will never be higher than

$3 Cabin, and $1 1/2 Deck passage, to Toronto and Hamilton.

In the meantime, during the attempt at running off, the public are informed that the Chief Justice Robinson will carry Passengers throughout at as Low Prices as the Mail Line, and therefore are called upon to support fair competition.

Hugh Richardson, R. Scobell's Wharf,

Foot of Brock street, near the Post Office.

Kingston, May 5th, 1846




Mail Line between Kingston and Montreal.

Steamboats and Stages.

The most desirable, safe and expeditious route.

The public are informed that the following are the arrangements for this season.

The commodious and fast Low Pressure Steamers -

Highlander, Capt. Stearns,

Canada, Capt. Bowen,

Gildersleeve, Capt. Maxwell,


Will ply daily from Kingston to Lachine, (9 miles from Montreal), leaving Kingston every morning at 7 o'clock, and arriving at Lachine early next morning. From thence Passengers are conveyed by Stage to Montreal immediately on the arrival of the Boats.


From Lachine the Boats leave every day at noon, on the arrival of the Mail and Passengers from Montreal, and reach Kingston on the following afternoon, in time for passengers to take the Steamers for any Port on Lake Ontario.

The Stages will leave the Office, McGill Street, every morning at half-past ten o'clock.

The Boats pass through the Lake of the Thousand Islands and all the Rapids by day light, touching at the following places: - Gananoque, Brockville, Maitland, Prescott, Ogdensburgh, U.S., Matilda, Williamsburgh, Cornwall and Coteau du Lac.

River St. Lawrence Steam Boat Office,

Kingston, 20th June, 1846.


Will be sold by Auction, at the Dock Yard, Kingston, on Friday, the 31st July next,

Her Majesty's Schooner


Burthen 140 tons.

She is in perfect order, and will be sold together with her Standing and Running Rigging, Sails, Anchors, and Cables.

H.M. Schooner Montreal may be examined any working day after the 20th instant between the working hours, at the Dock Yard wharf.

A deposit of 25 per cent must be paid down immediately after sale, and the remainder before the vessel is removed.

Sale at 1 o'clock, P.M.

James Linton, Q.A.

Kingston Naval Dock Yard, 10th June, 1846.

Government Notice - Tenders called to cover stone store-house with tin and rebuild wharf 190 feet x 20 feet in front of it, and other small repairs, at Kingston Naval Yard. July 1st

(issues missing until July 15th)

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 4, 1846