The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Argus (Kingston, ON), March 19, 1847


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p.3 We understand that the Messrs. Browne, of Hamilton, have purchased the steamer Transit, to be employed between Hamilton, Toronto, Oswego and Kingston, during the ensuing season. The Queen has been sold to some parties who are to place her on the Bay of Quinte, next season. [Colonist]

Commerce of Buffalo - The Buffalo Commercial Advertiser states that there are now in winter quarters at that port, 17 steamers, 10 propellers, 1 barque, 26 brigs, 57 schooners and 1 sloop. The amount of new tonnage constructing there for the season of 1847 is sail: 1850, steam: 2500, total 4350 tons.

The Welland Canal is to be opened for Navigation on the 1st of April.

DISSOLUTION OF CO-PARTNERSHIP.

The Co-Partnership heretofore existing at Montreal, under the name and style of Hilliard & Walker, and at Kingston, C.W., under the name and style of Jones & Walker, carrying on business as Forwarders, having expired by limitation, is now dissolved.

The business at Montreal will be wound up by Lonson Hilliard, and at Kingston by James A. Walker.

LONSON HILLIARD,

JAMES A. WALKER.

Feb. 12th.

FORWARDING FOR 1847.

The Subscribers having entered into Co-partnership for the purpose above stated, under the name and style of HILLIARD & WALKER, at Montreal, and JAMES A. WALKER & Co., at Kingston, C.W., will be prepared, on the opening of the Navigation, to give despatch to all business entrusted to their care. Their Stock is nearly all new, and as efficient as any on the route.

LONSON HILLIARD.

JAMES A. WALKER.

Montreal, 10th March, 1847.

FORWARDING FOR 1847.

The Undersigned having entered into Co-partnership for the purpose of carrying on the Forwarding Business between Kingston and Montreal (and vice-versa) via the Rideau Canal and River St. Lawrence will be prepared on the opening of the Navigation, with a

NEW STOCK OF

STEAMERS AND BARGES,

capable of carrying 20,000 barrels of Flour per month, to send forward any property which may be consigned to them.

From their experience and knowledge of the Business, they trust to be able to give general satisfaction, and solicit a share of public patronage.

The Business will be carried on in Montreal at the Stores occupied last season by Hilliard and Walker, under the name and Firm of Smith & Glassford, and at Kingston under the name and Firm of Glassford & Smith.

JAMES A. GLASSFORD.

GEORGE SMITH.

Kingston, 8th March, 1847.

1847

WHARFINGERS,

Commission Merchants,

General Agents, etc.

The Subscribers beg to inform their Friends and the Public that they have leased that commodious Wharf and Warehouse formerly occupied by the Pioneer Company, and latterly by Messrs. Jones & Walker, and will be prepared on the opening of the Navigation, to receive and Store, or sell on Commission, any property consigned to them.

The Government having made the Premises a

Bonded Warehouse

they will be prepared to Store Foreign Goods in Bond or pass them through the Custom House, as desired.

From their experience in the business and unremitting attention, they trust to merit public favor.

E. BROWNE & Co.

Kingston, 15th March, 1847.

DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP.

The PARTNERSHIP heretofore existing between SAMUEL D. FOWLER, and HUGH D. HOOD, of the City of Kingston, Shipbuilders, is this day dissolved by mutual consent. The affairs of the late firm will be closed by Mr. S.D. Fowler, who will arrange all its liabilities, and to whom all payments due the late firm are to be made.

SAMUEL D. FOWLER,

HUGH D. HOOD.

Kingston, 1st March, 1847.

In reference to the above advertisement, the Subscriber begs leave to acquaint his Friends, and the Public, that the Business of Building, Hauling Out, and Repairing Vessels, lately carried on at the KINGSTON MARINE RAILWAY, by the firm of FOWLER & HOOD, will be in future continued by himself alone, and that Mr. Hood, will as usual conduct the Mechanical Department.

SAMUEL D. FOWLER.

Kingston, 1st March, 1847.


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Date of Original:
March 19, 1847
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Argus (Kingston, ON), March 19, 1847