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Ship Arrivals at the Port of Quebec, 1825

The following information on arrivals, due to the condition of the papers, has been taken from various sources including the Montreal Gazette MG, Montreal Herald MH, and the Canadian Courant & Montreal Advertiser CC.
note: if ships' rigging or name of Master unpublished, it is indicated by -- (The newspapers were often filmed within their binding, making one side of some entries, unreadable, or only partly legible. This can lead to errors in the interpretation of the entry or missed entries. ) Be aware that there may be two or more ships of the same name, from the same, or different ports, during the same year. A few ships also made two trips in 1825.

see also St. Lawrence Steamboat Co. Passenger Records for Lady Sherbrooke, Malsham, New Swiftsure, Quebec & Chambly.

April 24 - May 28 | May 29 - July 25 | July 26 - September 24 | September 24 - December 09

1825
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Saturday June 4th - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 29 schooner Mary Wells 15 days St. John's. Nfld   to H. Atkinson / rum & sugar
May 29 schooner Mary Arbour 12 days Miramichi   to order / in ballast
  Cleared:
May 28— ship Duncan Gibb, Maxwell, (for) Liverpool
May 30— ship General Wolfe, Stanworth, (for) Bristol
May 30— ship Jessy Lawson, Hall, (for) Greenock
May 30— brigantine Kate, Webb, (for) Barbadoes
May 30— schooner Francis, Newbold, (for) Bermuda
May 30— schooner Angelique, Gagne (for) Halifax
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Wednesday June 8th - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
June 02 ship Montmorenci Wood 07 April London Messrs. Keates & Wright to Longley & Dyke / general cargo
June 03 brig Martha Pell 18 April St. Vincents   to Irvine & Co. / rum & sugar
June 03 brig Norval Punton 15 days Newfoundland Mr. Turbitt to Irvine & Co. / rum & sugar
June 04 brig Margaret Johnson 04 April London   to Irvine & Co. / in ballast
June 04 brig John Pearce 25 May Prince Edward's Island   to Ross & Mitchell / in ballast
June 04 ship Westmoreland Clark 17 April Liverpool Mr. Henley to R. Wood & Co. / in ballast
  Passengers:—
In the Endeavour, sailed yesterday for London, Lieut. West of the Royal Engineers, and family
In the General Wolfe, sailed same day, for Bristol, Captain Staunton, 37th Foot, Mrs. Joist and Mr. Montresor.
Cleared:
May 31— ship Parmelia, Cowey, (for) London
May 31— ship Endeavour, Collinson, (for) London
May 31— brig Diadem, Marcley, (for) Aberdeen
May 31— brig Columbia, Taylor, (for) London
May 31— brig Dalhousie Castle, Wilkie, (for) Leith
May 31— schooner Seaflower, Baker, (for) Newfoundland
June 01— brig Heart of Oak, Booth, (for) Aberdeen
June 01— brig Sir William Wallace, Anderson, (for) Aberdeen
June 01— schooner Surprise, Butreau, (for) Labrador
June 02— ship Quebec Trader, Dunn, (for) Dublin
June 02— brig Mary Jane, Nicholas, (for) Liverpool
June 02— schooner Nancy, Bell, (for) Newfoundland
June 03— brig William McGillivray, Stoddart, (for) London
June 03— brig Carrington, McDougal, (for) Barbadoes
June 03— brig Charles Williams, Trotter, (for) London
June 03— ship London, Smith, (for) London
June 03— ship Benjamin and Mary, Trotter, (for) London
June 03— ship Samuel Whithead, Matwick, (for) Bristol
June 03— schooner Elizabeth, Watkins, (for) Plymouth
June 03— schooner Angelique, Brotherton, (for) Miramichi
The great timber ship Columbus, built at the Island of Orleans, near this port, arrived off Margate on the 29th April, in tow of a steam-boat, on her way to St. John, New Brunswick.
The Ranger, Armstrong, from South Carolina for Quebec, arrived at Halifax on the 10th ult. and would sail again on the 16th.
The Ceres, with passengers from Cork to Newfoundland and Quebec, had arrived at St. John's prior to the 12th May, and would shortly sail for Quebec.
Montreal.—
Melancholy Accident:— On Friday last as the Steam Boat which plies between Point Fortune and Hull was on her way down, Mr. Henry Francis, the Engineer, was caught by the foot in the Engine, and drawn in nearly to the middle of his body, which was mangled in such a way to cause his death in six hours afterwards. His remains were brought to this City, and interred in the English burying ground on Monday last. The deceased has left an affectionate wife (to whom he had been married only six months) to lament his untimely fate.
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Saturday June 11th - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
June 05 bark Berwick Smith 12 April London   to G. Hamilton / in ballast
June 05 a schooner with the passengers from the Friends, wrecked on the Island of Biquette | "A schooner arrived on Sunday with the Captain and passengers of the [brig] Friends of Dublin (147 in number) lately wrecked on the Island of Biquette. The Captain states that the vessel is a total wreck ; her materials and stores have been saved. The brig went on shore the 17th May." [see wreck notice]
June 06 schooner Maria & Harriet Cocken 25 March Jamaica   to Finlay & Co. / rum & sugar
  seventy-three days in passage . . experienced severe weather and was detained some time in the ice . .
June 06 brig Ceres Bowman 17 May Newfoundland   to Atkins & Lindsay / rum & sugar
  passengers ? see notice above, June 8th 1825 . . "...Ceres, with passengers from Cork to Newfoundland and Quebec, had arrived at St. John's...."
June 06 bark Mary Thom 31 March Bristol   to Ross & Mitchell / in ballast
  Cleared:
June 04— ship Centurion, Banquier (for) Bristol
June 04— ship Europe, Willis, (for) London
June 04— ship Sappho, Eatonby, (for) London
June 04— brig Spencer, Huggup, (for) Limerick
June 04— brigantine Victory, Ernst, (for) Halifax
June 04— schooner Marine, Hamel, (for) Newfoundland
June 06— brig Rob Roy, Kenn, (for) Belfast
June 06— brig Hope, Hunter, (for) Colchester
June 06— schooner Apollo, Duhaume, (for) Blanc Bulon
June 06— schooner John, Glawson, (for) Newfoundland
The timber ship Columbus, was to sail from Deal on the 21st of April, for St. John, N.B. She is commanded by Captain Monroe, and active and experienced seaman who has with him a crew of 70 men, on the same wages that are paid to the sailor of other ships trading to North America. She has a steam engine fitted on deck, for the purpose of heaving in and out her cargo and for working two extra iron pumps, if at any time she should become leaky.
Portsmouth, 18th April, — Arrived from the Downs, Nuvia [?] transport, bound to Quebec ; Zephyr, arrived from the Downs, bound to Quebec.
Cowes, 17th April, — Caledonian for Quebec.
The Ajax, Watson, was to leave Hull 14th April, for Quebec.
The Resolution, Ward, and Hannah, Webber, left London for Quebec, about the middle of April.
The Elizabeth, upwards of 500 tons burthen, left London for Cork early in April, to carry out settlers to Quebec on account of Government. [a Peter Robinson ship]
The George Provost was to leave London for Montreal early in May.
On the 2nd inst. the main flue of the Steam Boat Legislator, which plies between New York and New Brunswick [of the New York & Philadelphia Line], burst, which caused the instant death on one man, (the Cook) [Francis Raney] and scalded a number of the passengers, two of whom died an hour after having been carried in the Hospital. A young lady was so much frightened that she jumped overboard, but was fortunately rescued. The Editor of the Commercial Advertiser, makes the following remark at the conclusion of his statement of this accident, "we hope the Common Council will prohibit high pressure boats with Iron boilers from using any of our docks and slips." A boy was found dead in the boiler, into which he had fallen on attempting to escape.
From the United States:
Strange Emigration:— On Sunday last, between twenty and thirty large waggons, loaded down with Emigrants and their families, passed through Geneva on their way westward. Their exterior carried the appearance of wealthy and respected Farmers. Upon enquiry they informed the editor they were from Pennsylvania, and that they were on their way to Canada ! There was no opportunity for further enquiry, as to the cause of this extraordinary emigration. But what is the reason of it ? Have not our Government Land enough. Why then do they suffer the colonial governments thus to inveigle the back-bone and sinew of our country — the hardy yeomanry, into their Province ? It was really an unpleasant sight, thus to observe enough of our healthy yeomanry to have peopled a whole town in Ohio or Michigan, turning their backs upon their own free country to settle in the dominions of a King. — Geneva Palladium May 25th
[these were some of the Pennsylvania-Deutsch who migrated to Waterloo area of Ontario 1807-1830]
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Wednesday June 15th - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
June 09 schooner Susan Landry 19 days Halifax   to Quirouet & Chinic / sugar and coffee
  Cleared:
June 07— brig Marys, Jacobson, (for) Colchester
June 07— brig Kingston, Green, (for) Cork
June 07— brig Emerald, Leslie, (for) Greenock
June 07— brig Donegall, Hayton, (for) Garlieton
June 07— brig Thetis, Robinson, (for) Hull
June 07— ship Henry Cerf, Cowey, (for) Chatham
June 08— ship Jane, Hawkins, (for) London
June 08— ship George the IV, Morgan, (for) Waterford
June 08— ship Æolus, Thomas, (for) Waterford
June 08— ship Queen, Heath, (for) London
June 08— brig Alchymist, Rames, (for) London
June 08— brig Favourite, Gray, (for) Ayr
June 08— schooner Olive, La Gresley, (for) Newfoundland
June 09— brig John Easdale, Dearness, (for) Liverpool
June 09— ship Clarkstone, Wark (for) Belfast
June 09— schooner Providence, Nolin (for) Newfoundland
June 10— brig Preston, Thompson, (for) London
June 10— brig Christian, Christian, (for) Kellelengh
June 10— brig Mary and Jane, Thompson, (for) Liverpool
June 10— ship Robert & Ann, Huntley, (for) London
June 10— ship Brilliant, Beverly, (for) Aberdeen
June 10— ship John Howard, Bruce, (for) Cork
June 10— ship Sir James Kempt, Patterson, (for) Cork
June 10— brig Maria, Sewell, (for) Dublin
June 10— schooner Mary, Willis, (for) Newfoundland
The following is an extract from a paper published in the State of Maine :— "We have been informed, that in the Province of New Brunswick, 170 vessels are to be built this year. Labouring men are greatly in demand. The business of the city of St. John is said to be remarkably brisk — and trade never more prosperous."
A new ship called Aid, of upwards of 300 tons, and owned by Captain Alder, was launched on Saturday, from a new ship yard above the Bridge over St. Charles. Some difficulty was experienced in passing her through the draw bridge, and she reamined on shore above the bridge 48 hours. She is, we understand, built upon Mr. Annesly's plan of ship building ; the hull being held together nearly like the staves of a common barrel.
The large ship built at the Island of Orleans on the same slip as the Columbus is to be launched tomorrow the 16th inst. — Mercury
Montreal:—
A number of the citizens of Montreal embarked here yesterday, in the Steam Boat New Swiftsure for Quebec, to witness the Launch of the large ship which is to take place there tomorrow. (the Baron Renfrew)
We understand that the new Steam Boat St. Lawrence, lately launched at Lachine, commenced running between that place and the Cascades, and in sailing and accomodations she fully answers every expectation which had been formed of her. This boat is likely to be very useful in towing boats and other river craft across Lake St. Louis, having already towed six boats at one time against a strong head-wind.
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Saturday June 18th - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
June 11 brig Hebe Brown 23 April London   to R. Wood & Co. / in ballast
June 11 bark William Pitt Weldrige 06 April London   to R. Wood & Co. / in ballast
June 11 brig Tyne Addison 15 April London   to R. Wood & Co. / in ballast
June 11 brig Jane McGrath 14 May Newfoundland 80 settlers to R.T. Froste & Co. / in ballast
June 11 brig Canadian Udney 11 April Liverpool   to Millar & Parlane / general cargo
June 11 brig Hayle Ramsay 05 April Newcastle   to Moir & Heath / coals
June 11 brig Calypso Chater 16 days Newfoundland   to Froste & Co. / in ballast
June 11 schooner Ranger Armstrong 21 May Halifax   to Satterthwaite & Co. / sugar &c.
June 11 sloop Acadia Preston 06 May Newdoundland   to James Hunt / cargo, rum
June 11 brig Dauntless Tucker 28 April Hull   to G. Symes / in ballast
June 12 brig Caldicot Castle Hick 57 days London   to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
June 12 brig Hebe Ford 13 days Newfoundland   to Finlay & Co. / in ballast
June 12 brig Terra Nova Potleg ? 30 May Newfoundland Mr. H. Shea and 3 settlers to Cringan & Co. / in ballast
June 12 brig Ocean Smith 28 April Newcastle   to Sheppard & Campbell / in ballast
June 12 ship Palambang Nash 27 April London   to Longley & Dyke / in ballast
June 12 brig Syren Stormont 16 April Shields   to R. Wood & Co. / in ballast
June 12 bark Elizabeth Charlton 07 April London   to J.& S. Campbell / in ballast
June 12 bark Ajax Watson 54 days Hull   to Richardson & McAlpine / in ballast
June 12 brig Malta Hardy 25 May Newfoundland   to W. Budden / fish and salt
June 12 schooner Charlotte Glawson 16 May Halifax   to Mr. Dubord / rum & sugar
June 12 schooner Mary Hitchins 21 days Halifax Miss Myers to Quirouet & Chinic / rum & sugar
June 12 bark Esk Johnson 06 May Newcastle   to R. Wood & Co. / in ballast
June 12 brig Electra Harrison 14 April London   to Patterson & Weir / in ballast
June 12 brig Atlantic Lawson 10 May Liverpool   to Heath & Moir / in ballast
June 12 bark Resolution Ward 11 May Cork 227 settlers to Longley & Dyke / in ballast
  carrying Peter Robinson passengers . . . Resolution passenger list . . . these emigrants took the steam boat Lady Sherbrooke from Quebec to Montreal on June 15th.
June 12 brigantine Mary Ann Russell 07 May Nassau, N.P.   to Irvine & Co. / salt &c.
June 12 ship Brunswick Blake 11 May Cork 343 settlers to H. Atkinson / in ballast
  carrying Peter Robinson passengers . . . Brunswick passenger list . . . these emigrants took the steam boat Lady Sherbrooke from Quebec to Montreal on June 15th.
June 12 a small schooner Miramichi  
June 13 brigantine Susan O'Sullivan 05 May Jamaica   to William Price / Rum
  On Thursday last, 568 Irish Emigrants, including women and children, arrived here [Montreal] in the Lady Sherbrooke Steam Boat and proceeded on their route to Upper Canada yesterday morning. These are the first of the 2000 for whom Governemnt have made arrangements in this country ; they are principally from the south of Ireland and are, we understand, to be located in the neighbourhood of the Rice Lake, near the lately settled townships in rear of Smiths Creek. They are accompanied by two medical men, who, we are informed also act in the capacity of superintendents. By habits of industry and good conduct these people may, under the fostering protection of the Government, become comparitively independent, in a country where local prejudices, oppresive rents, and precarious employment do not interfere to prevent their enjoying that portion of competence which renders the mind at ease, and affords a prospect of comfort to the rising generation, for whose future welfare no provision could be made in the country of their ancestors.
The Trident, Clarkson ; and Livonia, Smith ; sailed from Liverpool May 6th, for Quebec and Montreal.
Cork, 10th May :— sailed, Fortitude, Lewis, for Quebec ; 11th May :— sailed for Quebec, Albion.— To leave the middle of the month, Star, Becket, Elizabeth, Morrison, Regulus, John Barry, and Amity, all passengers on account of Governmnent.
The large timber ship Columbus, passed Falmouth for St. John, N.B. 29th April with a fair wind.
Hull, 28th April :— sailed brig Camperdown, Raisbeck, for Quebec.
Cleared:
June 11— brig Port Spain, Chesney, (for) Jamaica
June 11— brig Charlotte, Shearer, (for) Liverpool
June 11— brig Prince of Orange, Wood, (for) London
June 11— brig Ontario, Wells / Willis, (for) Liverpool
June 11— brig Aurora, Rudolph, (for) Halifax
June 11— brig Sarah and Maryann, Christian, (for) Maryport
June 11— brig Isabella, Morris, (for) Workington
June 11— ship Francis and Harriet, Dodds, (for) London
June 11— ship Arethusa, Jamieson, (for) Gosport
June 11— schooner Providence, Rossignol, (for) Newfoundland
June 12— bark Aurora, Dearness, (for) Hull
June 12— ship Hawkesbury, Beggs, (for) London
June 12— ship England, Stephens, (for) London
June 12— ship Endymion, Garbut, (for) Hull
June 12— brig Southampton, Tuzo (for) Grenada
June 12— brig Thomas Tyson, Stockdale (for) Stanford
June 12— brig Triton, Marshall, (for) Limerick
June 12— brig Caledonian, McGregor, (for) Aberdeen
June 12— brig St. Helena, Elliott, Liverpool
June 12— schooner Emelle, White, Newfoundland
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Wednesday June 22nd - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
June 15 sloop Intermediate George 30 April Grenada Captain Goldsworthy to J. Leaycraft / rum & sugar
June 15 brig Thomas Peile Elliott 05 May Workington   to order / in ballast
June 15 brig Albion Mills 11 May Cork 187 settlers to W.& G. Pemberton
  carrying Peter Robinson passengers . . . Albion passenger list . . . these emigrants took the steam boat New Swiftsure from Quebec to Montreal on June 17th.
June 15 ship Fortitude Lewis 10 May Cork 287 settlers to W. Price / in ballast
  carrying Peter Robinson passengers . . . Fortitude passenger list . . . these emigrants took the steam boat New Swiftsure from Quebec to Montreal on June 17th.
June 15 ship Urania Brown 24 April Liverpool   to R. Wood & Co. / in ballast
June 15 brig Hero Harrison 20 days Newfoundland   to George Symes / in ballast
June 15 bark Peggy Stephens 01 May Belfast 194 settlers to H. Atkinson / in ballast
June 15 bark Zephyr Jamieson 08 April London   to Richardson & Co. / in ballast
June 15 brig Resolution Neal 05 May Dublin 80 settlers to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
June 16 schooner Canadienne Rundell 31 May Newfoundland Mr. Mure to Finlay & Co. / in ballast
June 16 sloop Nelson Crawford 14 April Jamaica   to Finlay & Co. / rum and sugar
June 16 bark Lady Julilanna (Juliana) Smith 25 April London   to Longley & Dyke / in ballast
June 16 brig Alexander Errington 22 April Madeira   to order / wines
June 16 bark Victoria Brown 07 May London   to G. George / in ballast
June 17 brig Traveller Harvey 01 May Liverpool   to Froste & Co. / general cargo
June 17 bark Wellington Maxwell 27 April Newry 147 settlers to Sheppard & Campbell / in ballast
June 17 schooner Mayflower Greirson 42 days Jamaica   to Moir & Heath / rum
  Passengers:—
In the Ottawa, Douglass, for London ; Captain Kennedy, 68th Regt., Mrs. Kennedy and two children ; Lieut. Blood, 68th Regt. ; Drs. Grasset and Blackwood, Major Deighton, Captain McKenzie, R.N. ; Lieut. Poynter, R.A. ; Messrs, Hale, Tweedie, Gresler, and Robert Cairns junior ; Mr. Keys, Purveyors Department ; and about 100 invalids belonging to different regiments in the Canadas.
Emigration:—
Another cargo of Emigrants arrived here [Montreal] on in the New Swiftsure on Saturday consisting of 145 men, 126 women, and 197 children, under the care of the Government ; they proceeded to the place of their destination in Upper Canada, accompanied by two medical gentlemen. There were a number of other Emigrants who arrived at the same time, but as they do not form a part of those for whom provision has been made by the colonial department, they will of course be obliged to pursue their course in the best manner they can.
For some time these people must bear many hardships ; the change of climate, change of provision, and commencement of an employment as widely different from that which they have been accustomed to, but which essentially necessary to their future existence, will all bear heavy upon them in the first instance ; they have however, a cheering prospect before them, for by industry and perseverance, they will be enabled to realize the means of a comfortable living.—
The remainder of the Irish Emigrants, to be forwarded to lands in Canada at Government expence, may be expected shortly, and if the plan adopted for their settlement be pursued to the end, there can be no doubt of its being attended with the most salutary effects.
The Steam Packet St. Andrews left Lachine for the Ottawa on Sunday last. When she arrived at St. Anns, the necessary observations of the rapids were taken, and the bouys were placed. This operation delayed her until Tuesday morning. She then ascended the rapids in 25 minutes, and arrived at Point Fortune early in the afternoon ; the day following she left St. Andrews at half-past nine o'clock, A.M. and arrived at Lachine at two o'clock the same day, from whence she has again started with a number of passengers.— For the present she is to make three trips per week, but as soon as circumstances permit, she is to ascend to Point Fortune and return in the same day. While on her way up, she had in tow a boat of 16 oars, in which was Sir Peregrine Maitland ; and yesterday she took a Durham Boat and a Bateaux, the wind on both occasions, not allowing them to proceed..— Spectator
Quebec, June 18th
The Large Ship (the Baron Renfrew)
We are sorry to state that the attempt to Launch the Large Ship this morning, at the Island of Orleans, failed ; at about 40 minutes before eight o'clock, she was put in motion and after gliding slowly along the ways a little more than half her own length, from the cradle giving way, or from some other cause, which we have not heard explained, she settled on the ways ; several attempts were made, to set her again in motion by hawsers from the Hercules and Laprairie Steam-boats, but without effect, the hawsers from the first boat snapping without in the least moving the ponderous mass. We understand however, her case is not considered desperate, and that it is hoped she may be got off at the evening flood, as she is still upon her ways and has sustained no visable injury. The concourse of spectators was perhaps less numerous than at the launch of the Columbus, the steam-boats were generally crowded with passengers, the Military bands attended, and the river was thronged with boats ; a little after nine, the company began to arrive in town, evidently chagrined at the unfortunate failure, not on account of their own disappointment, but in consideration of the anxiety which the builder and the proprietors must endure whilst the vessel remains in this state.— Mercury
Dimensions of the large Ship lately built at Quebec
Length, 303 feet
Beam, 60 feet
Hold, 35 feet
Length of main mast above deck, 75 feet, whole length 104 feet
Main Yard, 72 feet
Between Decks, 14 feet
Draught of water, 24 feet, loaded
Tiller, 28 feet long | 8-12 square
Tonnage, 5280 tons
Chain Cable, 2½ Iron, 120 fathoms long, 14 inch link, 7 inches over
Hemp Cable, 26 inch, Rope 100 fathoms
Weight of Anchors, 74 cwt. & 87 cwt.
Has on board 4000 tons of Timber, is 10 feet wider and 5 feet deeper than Columbus.
A main going round the Capstern at the end of the bar 31 times, travels a mile ; going round the deck 11 times, a mile.
Carries 1500 tons more than the Columbus
5 Decks, carries about 9000 tons timber
12 tons Oakum, 125 tons Iron Bolts
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Saturday June 25th - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
June 18 ship Centurion Banquier       returned for repairs
June 19 bark Harrisons Young 05 May Londonderry 450 settlers to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
June 19 brig Trident Clarkson 10 May Liverpool   to W. Price / in ballast
June 19 brig Rover Harvey 28 May Bermuda   to Shaw & Co. / rum & sugar
June 19 ship Regulus Dixon 17 May Cork 157 settlers to A. George / in ballast
  carrying Peter Robinson passengers . . . Regulus passenger list . . . these emigrants took the steam boat Lady Sherbrooke from Quebec to Montreal on June 22nd.
June 19 brig Enterprize Ross 08 May Glasgow   to Finlay & Co. / in ballast
June 19 bark Henry & Harriet Snails 20 May Bridgwater   to Longley & Dyke / in ballast
June 19 brig Venus Nichol 02 May London   to Auldjo & Co. / in ballast
June 19 bark Norfolk Kennedy 15 April Newcastle   to W. Patton / in ballast
  the Peter Robinson transport Star, Captain Becket, would have arrived at Quebec during this period, carrying about 214 settlers, but the arrival was not reported in the Courant. . . . Star passenger list . . . these emigrants took the steam boat Lady Sherbrooke from Quebec to Montreal on June 22nd.
  Cleared:
June 14— ship Salus, Clark, (for) London
June 14— ship Victory, Tucker, (for) Hull
June 14— ship Elizabeth and Sarah, Patterson, (for) Berwick
June 14— brig Renovation, McDearmed, (for) Greenock
June 15— brig St. George, Fearron, (for) Mary Port
June 15— brig Veronica, Euston, (for) Belfast
June 15— ship Rebecca, Lawrie, (for) Greenock
June 15— ship Urania, Headly, (for) Hull
June 15— ship Ocean, Blackburn, (for) London
June 15— ship Dublin, Donal, (for) Dublin
June 16— ship Ottawa, Douglas, (for) London
June 16— bark Princess Royal, Townsend, (for) Grenada
June 16— ship Sisters, Carr, (for) Dublin
June 16— ship Benson, Taylor, (for) Liverpool
June 16— brig Cybele, Huckler (for) Liverpool
June 16— brig Dwina, Yule (for) Peterhead
June 16— brig Harrison & Tomb, Jackson, (for) Garlieston
June 16— brig Eliza, Fuze, (for) Cork
June 16— brig Flora, Hillery (for) London
June 16— schooner Marie Sophie, Le Murre (for) Halifax
June 17— ship Margaret, Fisher, (for) Liverpool
June 17— ship Clifton, Bushby, (for) Liverpool
June 17— ship Royal George, Ward, (for) London
June 17— ship Robert Kerr, Boyd, (for) Belfast
June 17— brig Virtumnus, Lash, (for) London
June 17— brig Wellington, Wood, (for) Boston (England)
June 17— schooner Young Oliver, Troude, (for) Newfoundland
June 17— schooner Susan, Landry, (for) Newfoundland
June 18— brig Hotspur, Bragg, (for) Liverpool
June 18— brig William Tell, Turner, (for) Newry
June 18— ship Industry, Watt, (for) Cork
June 18— ship Nester, Lewis, (for) London
June 18— ship Minerva, Carrick, (for) Hull
June 18— brig Minerva, Williamson, (for) Liverpool
June 18— schooner Industry, April, (for) Labrador
June 18— schooner Elizabeth, Jones, (for) Prince Edward's Island
Juen 18— sloop Acadia, Preston, (for) Newfoundland
June 20— brig Latona, Patterson, (for) Bristol
June 20— brig Aid, Palmer, (for) Bristol
June 20— brig Albion, Hall (for) Dublin
June 20— brig Sarah, Dougall (for) Liverpool
June 20— brig Douglass, Athol, (for) Demerara
June 20— ship Combatant, Raines, (for) Liverpool
June 20— ship Canada, Lamb (for) Belfast
June 20— ship Prospect, Wake (for) Chatham
June 20— ship Albion, Davidson (for) Liverpool
June 20— briganrine Susan, Sullivan, (for) St. Andrews (N.B.)
June 20— schooner Charlotte, Glawson (for) Halifax
Passengers:—
In the Princess Royal, for Grenada, Staff Surgeon Lyons & family.
Settlers.— Upwards of 1000 Settlers were brought to this port [Montreal] yesterday by the Steam Boats Lady Sherbrooke and LaPrairie.
The large Ship at the Island has not yet been got off ; the cause of her stopping, however, being now ascertained, preparations are making by lowering her ways, to effect her launch the next high tides ; when, there is no doubt, she will be safely put into her destined element.

Stolen or Strayed, about two days ago, a Bull Terrier, large head, stout built, shaggy haired, and of a whitey brown colour, answers to the name of Paddy. Whoever will give such information as to lead to the discovery of the said dog will be liberally rewarded, by applying at the office of this paper. — Montreal, June 25th 1825

Arrived at the Port of Quebec Wednesday June 29th - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
June 21 brig Janet Aliphant 08 May Greenock   to Irvine & Co. / in ballast
June 21 bark Amity Arrowsmith 17 May Cork 149 settlers to J. Leather & Co. / in ballast
  carrying Peter Robinson passengers . . . Amity passenger list . . . these emigrants took a steam boat New Swiftsure from Quebec to Montreal on June 24th.
June 21 bark Crown Banks 11 May Liverpool   to W. — / in ballast
June 21 bark Tobago Elder 10 May Plymouth 4 settlers to R. Wood & Co. / in ballast
June 21 bark Norfolk Hero Walker 01 May London   to R. Wood & Co. / in ballast
June 21 brig W—ain (William ?) Newell 09 May London 12 settlers to Walker & Co. / general cargo
June 21 schooner St. Ann Richardson 22 days Newfoundland   to Mr. Bourcher / in ballast
June 21 bark Nunis / Nunia ? Annet 53 days Plymouth 10 officers and 164 men of Detachments to Government / in ballast
June 21 brig Livonia Smith 10 May Liverpool   to G. Ross / general cargo
June 21 brig Warner Stephenson 11 May Greenock 14 settlers to G. Ross / general cargo
June 21 brig Henry Trance 15 May Dublin 81 settlers to W. Pentland / wines
June 21 brig Strickland Castle Brown 04 May London   to Lemesurier & Co. / in ballast
June 21 brig Unity Worth 26 April London 2 settlers to Lemesurier & Co. / in ballast
June 21 brig Greenhowe Jones 25 April Newry 34 settlers to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
June 21 brig Mary Mann 02 May London   to Irvine & Co. / general cargo
June 21 schooner Two Brothers Brulette 15 days Miramichi   to J. Marret / fish
June 21 schooner Otter Letourneau 17 days Miramichi   to order / in ballast
June 21 bark Camperdown Balsbeck 01 May Hull   to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
June 23 brig Gosforth Chicken 21 April Newcastle   to Mr. Satterthwaite / coals &c.
June 23 brig Whitby Smart 04 June Newfoundland   to R. Wood & Co. / in ballast
June 24 schooner James 11 May Dublin 80 settlers to W. Pentland / in ballast
  Cleared:
June 21— ship Lady Gordon, Bell, (for) London
June 21— ship Ocean, Barry, (for) Sunderland
June 21— brig Sophia, Neal, (for) Greenock
June 21— brig Utility, Cannon, (for) Lancaster
June 21— brig Eliza & Ann, Hamilton, (for) Whitehaven
June 21— brig Percy, Morris, (for) Bridgwater
June 21— ship Lord Wellington, Bennet, (for) Hull
June 21— sloop Intermediate, George, (for) Bermuda
June 23— brig Eleanor, Potts, (for) Belfast
June 23— brig Midas, Mower, (for) Dundee
June 23— brig Amethyst, Thompson, (for) London
June 23— brig Rising Sun, Pescod, (for) Dublin
June 23— brig Traveller, Burrows, (for) Belfast
June 23— brig Arthusa, Hamilton, (for) Liverpool
June 23— ship Quebec Packet, Atkinson (for) London
June 23— ship Proselyte, Hall (for) Wisbreach
June 23— schooner Maria & Harriet, Cocken, (for) Newfoundland
June 24— brig Cherub, Rayside, (for) Greenock
June 24— brig Industry, Sabriston (for) Liverpool
June 24— brig Norval, Punton (for) Newfoundland
June 24— brig Martha, Pell, (for) St. Vincent
June 24— ship Wakefield, Wakefield, (for) London
June 24— ship Tottenham, Key, (for) New Ross
June 24— ship Berwick, Smith, (for) London
June 24— schooner Ranger, Armstrong, (for) Halifax
June 24— schooner Julie, Rajauld, (for) Prince Edward's Island
Passengers:—
In the Lady Gordon, for Liverpool, Messrs. Watson, William J. Holt junior, aged 20 [died at sea on the passage to Liverpool], and Birnie ; in the Amethyst for London, Mrs. Snell, Mrs. Williams and family, and Mr. & Mrs. Thompson.
The number of arrivals since the opening of navigation is 310
total tonnage 80,846
settlers 4412
206 vessels have loaded and cleared out within the same time
The difference of the present and last season in shipping and tonnage is not considerable
the arrivals, at the same period, was 291
tonnage 76,437
settlers 2370, less by one half this season
It is said that 160 vessels had arrived at Miramichi on 10th May. There was a scarcity of timber owing to the lowness of the water in the rivers.

The Mary and Betty, Porteous, and Prince of Wales, Harbour, were to leave Dublin for Quebec with passengers about the end of May ; the ship Rodger Sewart, was loading at Greenock on the 10th for this port, and expected to sail about the 20th May ; the brig Messenger, Nixon, from Antigua for Quebec, with rum and sugar arrived at Halifax on the 9th June.
. . . . A letter from Richibucto of the 16th May, states that the brig William, of Whitehaven, from Scotland, with a cargo of dry goods, and several passengers, bound to that place, had been totally lost amongst the ice in the Gulf ; the crew and passengers, after being three days in the boats, during which one of the latter died, were picked up by a brig and carried to Miramichi.
The Baron of Renfrew:— We are happy to announce that the stupendous Vessel was safely launched this day at a little after 1 o'clock — The short notice given of the intention of making the attempt, prevented many from being near spectators, of its completion ; the greater part of the curious, were obliged to content thenselves with a view from the Batteries.
The Master of the Jane from Newfoundland has reported at the Post Office, that a dreadful conflagration had taken place at St. John's in that Island, but we have not learnt the particulars.
London Female Fashions for May
Evening Dress:
A dress of crape (crepe) over white satin ; the body is low, and brought in folds from the shoulders to the front of the bust, which is confined by a loop of blue satin ; the sleeves are short and full, surmounted on the shoulder by satin, brought in points and confined to a band round the arm, of the same colour. The skirt is fancifully ornamented with pipings of blue satin on the right side, and carried round the lower part of the dress the hem is finished by a broad hem of satin, surmounted by puffings of gauze confined by satin, brought in points similar to the sleeve.
Walking Dress:
A pelisse of mazarine blue silk, made right to the form, and trimmed round the shoulders and back with raised welts, confined, at separate distances, by knots of the same, down the front of the skirt, gradually inclining towards bottom, which is finished by a puffing of silk. The hat is of black velvet, surmounted by a rich plume of uncurled feathers. Li—ick gloves, and black kid shoes.
Head Dress:— The present style of wearing the hair is to divide on the left side, bringing the fullness in front ; the curls not so large as last month. The long hair is elegantly drest in bows, mingled with roses, or various flowers. Ringlets are more worn this month than they have been this season. The head dress is not drest high, but spreading very much over the head.
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Saturday July 2nd - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
June 25 brig Friends Marden 04 June Newfoundland   to William Budden / furs
June 25 brig Cygnet Murphy 19 May Greenock   to W. Pentland / in ballast
June 25 brig Sarah Rodgers 26 April Belfast 22 settlers to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
June 26 brig Mary Millar 29 April Liverpool   to James Brown / salt
June 26 brig George Bentinck McKenney 08 May Whitehaven   to Moir & Heath / coals &c.
June 26 brig Augustus Cram 04 June Newfoundland   to Finlay & Co. / in ballast
June 26 bark Active Ritzma 10 April London   to R. Wood & Co. / in ballast
June 26 brig Commerce Barns 24 May St. Vincents Mr. Ryan to Irvine & Co. / rum &c.
June 28 brig Atalanta Davidson 08 May Dover Mr. & Mrs. Lewis to Mr. Holt / in ballast
June 28 brig Messenger Nixon 40 days Antigua 2 settlers to Moir & Heath / rum & sugar
  New Steam Boat:—
The Canadian lately built at Laprairie, intended to ply between that place and this city [Montreal], is now nearly finished, and will be put into operation in a few days. The model of the hull is similar to the Laprairie Steam Boat. Her engine is made upon an improved principle, and is described as combining strength with simplicity and usefulness. The great attention which has been paid to every part of this Boat, during her building, the neatness of the Cabin, and the general accomodations which she will possess, will render her more than commonly agreeable to parties of pleasure, or others, whose business requires them to pass between this and Laprairie.— The facility of crossing the river now afforded by the Steam Boats, and the prices demanded for the passage of the Market people being so low, the former disadvantages arising from distance, and other dangerous modes of conveyance are superceded and the more close connection of town and country is rendered highly advantageous to both, by the enterprising and public spirit of the proprietor J.M. Raymond Esquire, to whom much credit is due. As both the Canadian and Montreal Steam Boats, belonging to Mr. Raymond, the public will not be annoyed by the unpleasant consequences which frequently arise from an overtained rivalry.
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Wednesday July 6th - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
June 30 brig Request Davidson 14 May Belfast 146 settlers to E. Wood & Co. / salt
June 30 brig Royal Yeoman Willis 14 May Weymouth Mr. Hawkins and Mr. Lovelace to P. Patterson / in ballast
July 01 brig Traveller Gibson 17 May Hull   to W. Budden / in ballast
July 01 ship Elizabeth Morrison 21 May Cork 209 settlers to Longley & Dyke / in ballast
  carrying Peter Robinson passengers . . . Elizabeth passenger list . . . these emigrants took the steam boat Quebec from Quebec to Montreal on July 2nd.
July 01 brigantine Leander Darrell 04 May Trinidad   to Moir & Co. / sugar
July 01 bark Mars Harland 05 April Hull   to R. Wood / in ballast
July 01 schooner Marie Rose Sire 21 days Newfoundland   to order / in ballast
July 02 brig Nestor Mordaff 44 days Liverpool   to Froste & Co. / in ballast
July 02 ship Hannah Webber 15 May London   to Longley & Dyke / in ballast
July 02 brig Lady Lumbley Seymour 19 May Trinidad   to Shaw & Pennison / sugar
July 02 brig Fisher McDonald 15 May Liverpool   to Chinic & Quirouet / general cargo
July 02 brig Shakespeare Goldee / Goldie 45 days Aberdeen   to order / in ballast
July 02 schooner Pappoise Sherlock 15 May Barbadoes   to Forsyth, Walker & Co. / sugar & molasses
July 02 brig Esther Gautier 23 April Jersey   to G. Stewart / wine & fruit
July 02 brig Mary & Betty Porteous 17 May Dublin 91 settlers to W. Pentland / in ballast
  Cleared:
June 25— brig Eclipse, Moore, (for) Troon
June 25— brig Margaret, Troop, (for) Leith
June 25— brig John & William, Dickenson, (for) Dublin
June 25— brig Ann, Wilson, (for) Bristol
June 25— brig Tarbolton, Boyd, (for) Greenock
June 25— ship Asia, Tindale, (for) London
June 25— ship Resource, Pinkford, (for) London
June 25— ship Wallsend, ? Barlinson, (for) Cork
June 25— ship Indian, Turnbull, (for) Southampton
June 25— ship Montmorenci, Wood, (for) London
June 25— ship Ellergill, Koill / Knill, (for) Hull
June 25— brig Ruby, Thompson, (for) Lynn
June 27— ship Mint, Smith, (for) London
June 27— ship Minerva, Frankland, (for) Bristol
June 27— ship Richard Pope, Malony (for) Killileagh
June 27— brig Favourite, Allan (for) Greenock (Allan Line) (picture) maiden voyage
June 28— brig True Briton, Reed, (for) Greenock
June 28— brig John, Pearce, (for) Bristol
June 28— brig Hebe, Ford (for) Newfoundland
June 28— ship Miriam & Jane, Henley (for) London
June 28— ship William Huskisson, Hall, (for) Milford
June 28— ship Lord Melville, Robertson, (for) Plymouth
June 28— ship Kingston, Ayres, (for) Hull
June 28— ship Walrus, Wright, (for) London
June 28— brig Lord Exmouth, Congden, (for) Plymouth
June 28— brig Emporium, Croft, (for) London
June 29— brig Indian, Mathias, (for) Liverpool
June 29— brig Charles Tennyson, Bouth, (for) London
June 29— brig Gratitude, Gallantly, (for) Dundee
June 30— ship Mary, Davidson, (for) Leith
June 30— ship Oxenhope, Minnett, (for) Hull
June 30— ship Andromache, Todd (for) London
June 30— brig Wellington, Foster (for) London
June 30— brig Oxenhope, Barker, (for) London
June 30— schooner Albion, Caldwell, (for) Halifax
July 01— ship Argyle, Grossard (for) Waterford
July 01— ship Mansfield, Jamieson (for) London
July 01— ship Surrey / Surry, Goble, (for) London
July 01— ship St. Charles, Cousens, (for) London
July 01— brig Horatio, Sparks, (for) Liverpool
July 01— brig London, Young, (for) Newcastle
July 01— brig George Canning, Stephens, (for) Aberdeen
July 01— brig Malta, Hardy, (for) Newfoundland
Passengers:—
In the Cherub, for Greenock, Messrs. Samuel and William Neilson, Mrs, Torrance and two daughters.
The number of vessels laid down at the different ship-yards at this port, within a few weeks past amount to 17, and will average from 250 to 300 tons. This is a total not far short of the number built here last winter, and it is stated that timber, in considerable quantities, is preparing for carrying on this branch of business to a much greater extent at the close of the season.
A considerable number of the ships arrived this year have been greatly delayed in making the return voyage for want of sailors, a part of their men (and in some cases the whole) having deserted during the time of loading. The cause may be partly attributed to the very high wages given, £9 per month, or £15 for the run being commonly asked, and not frequently received, for sailors capable only of duty before the mast.
New York, June 28:—
Prince Murat [Achillies Murat, nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte], who arrived at the Quarantine Ground in the brig Hesper, reached the city yesterday morning. He is an elegant young man apparently about 21 years of age. After a short stay with his uncle Bonaparte at Bordentown, he intends, we understand, to visit his elder brother in Florida, who is cultivating a large tract of land at that place.
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Saturday July 9th - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
July 02 brig Jane Morrin 01 May Dublin 111 settlers to W. Pentland / in ballast
July 02 brig Sarah Aysh 10 May Liverpool   to Hudson & Richards / general cargo
July 02 brig Union Taylor 49 days Portsmouth   to Sheppard & Campbell / in ballast
July 02 bark Herald Stopwith 18 May Plymouth   to W. Patton / in ballast
July 03 brig Richard & Ann Robson 21 May Shields   to R. Wood & Co. / in ballast
July 03 brig Harmony Harris 03 June Halifax Messrs. Prior & Cairns to C.F. Aylwin / rum & sugar
July 04 brig Belsey Castle Richardson 21 May Shoreham   to Henry Atkinson / in ballast
July 04 brig Richard Rennison 18 May Scarborough 6 settlers to Irvine & Co. / in ballast
July 04 sloop Sarah and Sophia Patton 25 May Grenada   to Forsyth, Walker & Co. / rum
July 04 schooner Wellington Godfrey 16 days Halifax Mr. Grant to Mr. Grant / rum and sugar
July 04 schooner Emilie Mercure 15 days Halifax   to P.O. Brunett / rum & sugar
July 04 ship Robert Kerr     returned for repairs
July 04 brig Richard Cox 17 May Liverpool 7 settlers to Froste & Co. / general cargo
  Cleared:
July 02— brig Harriot, Sibson, (for) Liverpool
July 02— brig Hebe, Brown, (for) London
July 02— brig Union, Stranger, (for) London
July 02— ship Lady Harwood, Thompson, (for) London
July 02— ship Mary, Jones, (for) London
July 02— brig Electra, Harrison, (for) London
July 04— ship St. Lawrence, Harby, (for) London
July 04— ship Palambang, Nash, (for) London
July 04— ship — & Harriet, Smales, (for) London
July 04— brig Peggy, Hunter, (for) Yarmouth
July 04— schooner Dolphin, Jacques, (for) Newfoundland
Passengers:—
In the Horatio, for Liverpool, Mrs. Sturch, and the Misses Marshall, Reid and Coulson ; in the St. Lawrence, for London, Major Chester, Royal Artillery, Mrs Chester and three children ; Mrs. Young senior, T.A. Young Esq., Inspector of Public Provincial Accounts, Gilbert A. Young Esq., Mrs. T.A. Young and Miss Young. Captain Scott and Master Goudie.
The ship John Barry, with settlers, reported at hand, has been ashore on B—nitis Point, but got off without injury— the passengers are safe.
Navigation of the St. Lawrence:—
By a late arrangement by the proprietors of the Steam Boats St. Andrews and Perseverence, which ply between LaChine and Point Fortune, greater facilty is acquired in descending and ascending the River than has heretofore been the case ; as one boat arrives at the foot of the Vaudreuil Rapids, where she delivers her freight nad passengers to the other, which arrives within 150 feet of the one from LaChine ; thus avoiding the danger and delay arising from the rapids—such an arrangement will be very advantageous to the public, as by alternately moving from one Boat to the other, the distance between Point Fortune and LaChine can be run up and down in the same day.
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Wednesday July 13th - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
July 06 brig Cheviot Stephenson 23 May Belfast 143 settlers to R. Wood & Co. / in ballast
July 06 ship John Barry Roach 23 May Cork 253 settlers to H. Atkinson / in ballast
  carrying Peter Robinson passengers . . . John Barry passenger list . . . these emigrants took steam boat New Swiftsure from Quebec to Montreal on July 8th.
  Cleared:
July 05— brig Jean, McGrath, (for) Waterford
July 05— brig Pacific, Taylor, (for) Newcastle
July 05— brig Industry, Christie, (for) Shields
July 05— brig Syren, Stormont / Storment, (for) Newcastle
July 05— brig Carricks, Lennox, (for) Liverpool
July 05— ship Lord Byron, Robinson, (for) Greenock
July 05— ship New John, Ayre, (for) London
July 06— brig Nymph, Yeoward, (for) Liverpool
July 06— brig Dauntless, Tucker, (for) Liverpool
July 06— brig Dew Drop, Wokes, (for) London
July 06— brig Esk, Johnson, (for) Newcastle
July 06— brig Caldicott Castle, Hick, (for) Dublin
July 06— brig Nearchus, Wake, (for) Dublin
July 06— ship Richard Sands, McLean, (for) Liverpool
July 06— schooner Friends, Marden, (for) Newfoundland
July 07— brig Venus, Nichol, (for) Cork
July 07— brig Augustus, Cram, (for) Newfoundland
July 07— brig Margaret, Johnson, (for) Bridgwater
July 07— schooner Canadienne, Rundell, (for) Newfoundland
July 08— brig Niagara, Hamilton, (for) Liverpool
July 08— brig Thomas Peile, Elliot, (for) Greenock
July 08— brig Herin, Bell, (for) Berwick
July 08— ship Westmoreland, Clark, (for) Liverpool
July 08— schooner Marie Catherine, Bernier, (for) Newfoundland
Passengers:—
In the ship Palambang, sailed for London, Daniel Fisher Esq., Mrs. Fisher, two children and a servant maid. Mrs. John Torrance, son and two daughters. Mrs. James Torrance, late of Kingston, and Mrs. Smith.
The Master of the John Barry, arrived at this port on Wednesday last, reports that the day before he sailed, a vessel arrived at Cork with the crew of the large ship Columbus, she having foundered at sea.
The brig Saguenay, belonging to Quebec, supposed to have been lost last winter on the Coast of America, has since been heard of. She was driven out to sea, as stated in the American newspapers, but weathered the gale and subsequently got into port, from whence she has since sailed for Demerara, and is daily expected at Quebec.
For Canada:—
Gravesend, 8th May, sailed, Thomas, White for Quebec ; Plymouth, 19th, Perceval, Richardson for Quebec ; Deal, 15th, Amphitrite, Abbott for Quebec ; Belfast, 23rd, John and Sprightly, both with passengers, to sail in a few days ; Liverpool, 19th, Nottingham for Quebec and Hope, White for Labrador. — 22nd, Anacreon, Stonehouse, and Phillis, Jacques for Quebec.
Miramichi 31st May:—
Arrived since the opening of the navigation, 135 square-rigged vessels.— The Three Sisters has brought in the crew of the Borthwick, from Aberdeen, which vessel foundered in lat. 31, 20 long 27.
Halifax, 20th June:—
The brig Trusty, Captain Finlay, sailed this morning for Calcutta, she is of the first class, and is uncommonly well equipped ; we anxiously hope this experiment of our merchants will prove highly successful. Hence at Halifax, Victory, Earnest, 14 days.
Accident:—
On Sunday, a young man named James Venter, a native of Scotland, and an apprentice on board the brig Janet, of Kilkaldy, while bathing near the little island off the Harbour of this city, was unfortunately drowned, although a good swimmer. . . . .
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Saturday July 16th - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
July 09 schooner Angelique Gagn 22 June Halifax   to Mr. Dubord / rum & sugar
July 09 brig Nancy Price 30 May Harrington   to George Symes / in ballast
July 09 brig Amphitrite Abbot 10 May London   to Longley & Dyke / in ballast
July 10 brig Brittania Storey 21 May Newcastle   to Moir & Heath / coals
July 10 ship Comet Hylton 03 May Belfast 204 settlers to McRoberts & Co. / general cargo
July 11 bark Thomas White 17 May London Mr. Howard to Chaffers & Bolton / in ballast
July 11 ship Northumbrian Davison 24 May London   to William Patton / in ballast
July 12 brig Nelly Dales 14 June Portsmouth   to H. Atkinson / in ballast
July 12 brig Pomona Handyside 01 June Leith   to William Patton /. in ballast
July 12 ship Moffatt Brown 25 Feb Canton (China)   to Forsyth, Richardson & Co. / Teas, Spices &c.
July 12 bark William Ashston Clark 25 May London Mr. Baker and Mr. & Mrs. Ridley and family to R. Wood & Co. / in ballast
July 12 ship Patton Heighton 13 May Portsmouth   to H. Gowan / in ballast
July 12 brig Greenfield Wyllie 21 May Dublin 36 settlers to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
July 12 brig Isabella Hare 20 May Whitehaven 18 settlers to Mr. Jackson / in ballast
July 12 brig Henderson Steel 28 days Newfoundland   to Mr. Jackson / in ballast
July 12 brig Hopewell Patterson 10 May Sligo 12 settlers to the Master / in ballast
July 12 ship Juliana Fotheringham 25 Feb Canton (China)   to Forsyth, Richardson & Co. / Teas, Spices &c.
July 12 bark Harriot Forster 04 June London   to H. Atkinson / in ballast
July 12 H.M. Ship Orestes Litchfield Esq. 10 days Halifax   with Specie
  Cleared:
July 09— brig Kelsick Wood, Porteous, (for) Liverpool
July 09— brig Ceres, Bowman, (for) Cork
July 09— brig Hero, Harrison, (for) Workington
July 09— brig Mars, Matches, (for) Liverpool
July 09— schooner Marie Victoire, Lajoie, (for) Halifax
July 09— schooner Mayflower, Grierson, (for) Jamaica
July 11— brig Robert Dewar, Patton, (for) Greenock
July 11— brig Ann, Weatherburn, (for) Belfast
July 11— brig Cynthia, Turner, (for) Sunderland
July 11— brig Messenger, Nixon, (for) Antigua
July 11— brig Resolution, Neal, (for) Dublin
July 11— brig Tyne, Haddison, (for) London
July 11— sloop Nelson, Crawford, (for) London
On Sunday night the wind shifted to the N.E. and has since blown a good breeze from that quarter. A number of vessels have come up, among which it is gratifying to notice the arrival of the Moffat and Juliana, East-Indiamen, from Canton, with Cargoes of tea, spices, &c. ; they are the first vessels of their description which have ever come to this port direct from the East-Indies. His M.S. Orestes, one of the trail [trial ?] Sloops, also arrived this day with specie for the Government.
The bark George, arrived yesterday from bristol, states that no account of the loss of the Columbia had been received there on the 28th, the day before she sailed. Captain Dales of the brig Nelly, arrived this morning from Portsmouth, however, confirms the report ; he read an account of in an English paper ; she sprung a leak in long. 14, and an accident occurring to her engine, it became impossible to keep her free ; she foundered shortly after the crew abandoned here, who were all safely picked up and arrived at Cork as stated by the Master of the John Barry.
Accident:—
Yesterday afternoon as a Horse and cart were conveying baggage on board the Steam Boat Laprairie the horse became restive in going down the hill and plunging with ungovernable fury went into the River, where he was drowned. The baggage was fortunately but with difficulty saved.
Coroner's Inquest:—
On Wednesday last an inquest was held on the body of John Kilbreth, a carter who with his horse was drowned that morning, opposite the Neptune Inn. The deceased was leading his horse into the river to drink, when he got beyond his depth, and by endeavouring to save his horse both were unfortunately drowned. The body of the man was taken out of the water a few minutes after, and removed to the Neptune Inn, where all efforts to restore animation proved useless. The verdict of the just was:—"Accidental death by drowning."— Herald
Communication

The New Ferry:—
We have been informed by some persons who have repeatedly passed in the Steam Boat William Annesley, to Isle-a-la-Pierre, which is now connected with the Shore opposite to Montreal, by a bridge, uniting solidity and convenience, that of all the ferries which serve for an entrance into this city from the southern bank of our noble river, the new ferry has most decidedly the preference. Nothing marks the truth of this assertation more than the number of persons who already frequent it, and who, one and all, express the greatest satisfaction at the arrangements made for the accomodation of the public. To cross from the city takes about fifteen minutes, and to return from Isle-a-la-Pierre to the city, about seven minutes.
The William Annesley traverses at present fourteen times in a day, between five in the morning and six in the evening ; but she is capable of going twenty times ; making ten trips going and returning. There is already a decent Canadian Tavern in the projected village on the other side of the river, and the buildings belonging to Mrs. Solomon, offer simple room and an excellent situation for the commodious Inn ; these buildings will without doubt, shortly be opened for the accomodation of the public.
A shed sixty feet long is erecting on the Island under which the country people coming to market may leave their horses and carts in security.


England:—
Nearly all the journeymen Tailors in London struck on Monday — their demand being that no work should be sent out to be done by women.
There are strange tastes in England. One rich man has lately set about collecting the halters in which malefactors have been hung — which ropes he arranges in festoons, labeled with the names of the sufferers.
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Wednesday July 20th - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
July 12 brig Quebec Packet Ditchburn 23 May Liverpool   to Finlay & Co. / general cargo
July 12 brig Harriot Stephenson 23 June Carbonear Mr. Darrell to — / in ballast
July 12 brig Matty Coffey 25 June Carbonear   to Mr. Jackson / in ballast
July 12 brig Aid Millar 25 May Dundalk   to Irvine & Co. / in ballast
July 12 brig Phillis Jacques 22 May Liverpool   to — / coals &c.
July 12 schooner Fox Kelly 18 days Halifax Mr. Tobin and Mr. McPherson to Mr. Tobin / sugar &c.
July 13 brig Henry Steel 30 May Workington   to order / in ballast
July 13 brig Ann Richardson 29 May Shoreham   to W. Patton / in ballast
July 13 ship Competitor Godby 27 May Portsmouth   to H. Gowan / in ballast
July 13 schooner Effort Caldwell 20 days St. John's, Nfld   to order / in ballast
July 13 schooner Marine Hamell 18 days St. John's, Nfld   to William Budden / fish &c.
July 14 schooner Seaflower Baker 26 June St. John's, Nfld   to J. Leaycraft / rum & sugar
July 14 brig Paris Moore 21 days Newfoundland   to George Symes / in ballast
July 14 brig Northumbria Wright 30 May London   to R. Wood & Co. / in ballast
July 14 ship George Stewart Cooper 27 May Greenock 57 settlers to Irvine & Co. / general cargo
July 15 brig Broughton Love 29 May Belfast 117 settlers to Irvine & Co. / in ballast
July 15 brig Williams Bown 20 May Leith 4 settlers to Froste & Co. / iron &c.
July 16 ship Catherine Green Boyle 10 June London   to H. Atkinson / in ballast
July 16 bark Thomas Atkinson 28 May Liverpool   to order / in ballast
July 16 brig Kitty Scolley 30 May Barnstaple   to order / in ballast
  Cleared:
July 12— ship Resolution, Ward, (for) London
July 12— ship Lord Wellington, Maxwell, (for) Newry
July 12— brig John and Mary, Cant, (for) Newcastle
July 13— brig Calypso, Chater, (for) Limerick
July 13— brig Mary Ann, Russell, (for) Nassau
July 14— ship Ocean, Smith, (for) Newry
July 14— ship Crown, Banks, (for) London
July 14— ship George Canning, Davie, (for) Portsmouth
July 14— ship Margaret Pollack, McLean, (for) Port Glasgow
July 14— ship Thomas Wallace, Morgan, (for) Portsmouth
July 14— ship Aid, Alder, (for) London
July 14— brig Rappid, Warren, (for) Liverpool
July 14— brig Culloden, Leydon, Leith
July 14— schooner James, Boyle, (for) Dublin
July 14— schooner Providence, Sire (for) Newfoundland
July 14— schooner Wellington, Godfrey (for) Halifax
July 15— brig Cygnet, Murphy, (for) Sligo
July 15— ship Elizabeth, Charlton, (for) Cork
July 15— ship Ajax, Watson, (for) Hull
July 14— schooner Tryal, Lablanc (for) Halifax

Passengers:—
In the Centurion, for Bristol, Mr. & Mrs. Honey.

The packet ship York, Captain W. Baker, arrived at New York [12th July], from London, bringing papers to the 6th June.
Passengers:— Richard Rush, late Ambassador at the Court of St. James, and family ; J. Hoffman, daughter and governess ; Mrs. Brown and daughter ; Miss Atkinson and maid, and Rev. J. West, of England ; W.A. Cochran, of Quebec ; C.C. Small, of York, U.C. and Mr. Proctor, of Montreal . . . "W.A. Cochran, Esq. civil Secretary to His Excellency the Earl of Dalhousie, arrived in this city [Montreal] on Monday last, from England by way of the United States. It is said His Lordship was to sail from Canada on the 20th of this month.


Quebec, July 14th
The arrival in this port of two Ships from China, forms a remarkable epoch in the annals of Canadian commerce. The Moffatt and the Juliana are the first vessels that ever entered the St. Lawrence from the immense continent of Asia, the largest and most populous quarter of the world. They sailed from London on the 12th August last [1824], left Portsmouth on the 24th of that month, and arrived at Canton on the 24th January. On the 24th February they sailed for Quebec, kept company 20 days and separated off Java, met again off the Cape of Good Hope, separated, and arrived the same day off St. Helena. After leaving that Island they did not see one another till their arrival at Quebec, within a few hours of each other, a most extraordinary proof of good management and the perfection of the art on board both ships. The space traversed by them in ten months has been about 38,000 miles. The Moffatt is about 800 tons, the Juliana about 500 ; the former 9,941 chests of tea, the latter 5,900, forming in all 15,841 chests. Both vessels are in high order, and take cargoes from hence to London. . . . .

From the New York Commercial Advertiser (London dates to 6th June)
England:— In the House of Commons on the 3rd June, an interesting debate took place on the bill for the alteration of the Quarantine Laws, and on a grant of £200,000 "for compensating certain inhabitants of the United States for the loss sustained by the capture of slaves by the British Army." . . .
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Saturday July 23rd - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
July 17 brig Majestic Nooney 15 June Liverpool   to G. Ross / salt
July 18 brig Vittoria Gregg 14 June Bristol   to Lemesurier & Co. / in ballast
  Cleared:
July 16— ship Norfolk, Kennedy, (for) London
July 16— ship William Pitt, Weldridge, (for) Hull
July 16— ship Urania, Brown, (for) Hull
July 16— brig Oldham, Robert, (for) London
July 16— brig Henry, Trance, (for) Dublin
July 16— brig William Maitland, Morgan, (for) Dublin
July 16— brig George Taylor, Walmsley, (for) Demerara
July 16— sloop Sarah (and) Sophia, Patton, (for) Tobago
July 16— schooner President, Vali-e, (for) North Shore
July 16— schooner Lucy, Walker, (for) Pictou
July 17— brig Sarah, Rodgers, (for) Drogheden
July 17— brig Stratham Castle, Brown, (for) Dover
July 17— brig Canadian, Udney, Liverpool
July 17— brig Mary, Mann, (for) Greenock
July 17— brig Leander, Darrell, (for) Newfoundland
July 17— ship Victoria, Brown, (for) London
July 17— ship Hannah, Webber, (for) London
The large lumber ship Baron of Renfrew, it is expected will complete her cargo and be ready for sea by the 10th of August. She is in every respect a superior vessel to the Columbus, and it is thought will stand the sea much better. Her owners have purchased the small Steam-boat Experiment, and are transferring her engine to the Baron, where it is to be used for the purpose of working the pumps.
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Wednesday July 27th - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
July 19 brig Mars Milburn 08 June Bristol   to H. Wood & Co. / in ballast
July 19 brig Skipsey Laidler 29 May London Mr. & Mrs. Harwood & family, Mrs. Bernard & family, Mrs. Adams and 2 settlers to H. Wood & Co. / general cargo
July 20 brig Arethusa Clements 20 May London Captain Stephenson to H. Gowan / in ballast
July 20 brig Wilson Simpson 28 May London   to P. Patterson / in ballast
July 21 brig Sprightly Johnson 29 May Belfast 97 settlers to Garden & Co. / in ballast
July 21 brig Thomas Parsons Bragg 07 June Liverpool   to order / salt & coals
July 21 brig Andromeda Eden 08 June London   to W. Patton / in ballast
July 21 brig Edward Edmundson 27 May Dublin 6 settlers to order / in ballast
July 21 brig Westley Bains 01 June Bristol   to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
July 21 brig Lustre Woodward 01 June London   to G. Hamilton / in ballast
July 21 brig Brothers Gaterell 13 June Bristol   to order / in ballast
July 21 brig Harriet Thornton 29 June Newfoundland   to W. Peddie / coals
July 21 brig Rolla Thursby 10 June London   to H. Atkinson / in ballast
July 21 bark Isabella & Dorothy Leslie 08 June Cheapstow   to Captain Clark / in ballast
July 21 brig Rachel Adams 12 June Bristol 9 settlers to W. Budden / general cargo
July 21 brig Glenora Jackson 30 May Hull   to H. Atkinson / in ballast
July 21 schooner Elizabeth Swan 35 days Antigua Mr. McDonald to order / rum & sugar
July 21 bark Henry Mainland 06 June Plymouth   to P. Patterson / in ballast
July 21 brig Seham Stewart 12 June Waterford 18 settlers to H. Atkinson / in ballast
July 21 brig Brittania Tyrie 29 May London   to P. Patterson / in ballast
July 21 brig Mary Young 05 June Newry 94 settlers to J. Stewart / in ballast
July 21 brig Gateshead Palmer 05 June Dublin 151 settlers to Richardson & McApline
July 21 brig Viscount Downe Scarborough 20 May Hull   to P. Burnett / in ballast
July 21 brig Voyager Richardson 04 June Shields   to H. Atkinson / in ballast
July 21 brigantine Brittania Willet 14 June St. Michael's   to Mr. Stevenson / wines & fruit
July 21 brig Agenoria Whiteway 27 May Liverpool 3 settlers to Mr. Brankenridge / general cargo
July 22 brig David Bartleman 17 June Limerick 137 settlers to R. Wood & Co. / in ballast
July 22 brig Thomas Farrel Barry 01 July Newfoundland 107 settlers to G. Pemberton / in ballast
July 22 brig Prince of Wales Harmer 27 May Dublin 66 settlers to W. Pentland / in ballast
July 22 brig James Davey 14 June Newport 1 settler to James George / iron
July 22 brig Enterprize Bridge 10 June London   to Finlay & Co. / in ballast
July 22 brig Thomas W. Harris Hogg 07 June Liverpool   to Corrie & Co. / salt
July 22 brig Amelia Story 12 June Plymouth   to order / in ballast
July 22 bark William Spence 18 June Portsmouth   to Longley & Dyke / in ballast
July 22 ship Neriad Watson 10 June London   to Mr. Barker / in ballast
July 22 brig Preston Palmer 04 June Sunderland   to Handyside & Co. / coals
July 23 brig Mary & Betty Porteous / Hull / Hall ? 01 June Wexford   to James Hamilton / salt
July 23 brig Spring Peppitt 27 May London   to order / in ballast
July 23 schooner Jane Thompson 15 days Miramichi 29 settlers to order / in ballast
July 23 bark Burleigh Chancellor 01 June London   to Mr. Levey / in ballast
July 23 bark Lord Stanley Dixon 06 June Stockton   to H. Wood & Co. / in ballast
July 23 brig Hope Tomlinson 15 June Limerick 97 settlers to Moir & Heath / in ballast
July 23 brig Isabella Scorron 06 June Bristol   to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
 

The Baron of Renfrew:— Upwards of 300 men are now engaged loading this enormous vessel, and ten horses are employed in raising the logs with the assistance of Pulley and tackle, from the ship's side. It is rather a novel spectacle to witness so many horses at work on a ship's deck, the same as if they were labouring in a field. Parties of pleasure in Pilot boats visit this vessel from Quebec almost every day, and as she lies at anchor opposite the Falls of Monmorenci, the visitors enjoy double gratification. We had an opportunity last week of observing a very interesting scene of this description ; a boat with a number of Ladies and Gentlemen arrived alongside the Baron, and after the company had been politely shown the interior of the vessel, and receiving that kind of hospitable treatment which the sons of the Ocean are so proverbial for bestowing, they descended the ponderous ribs of this huge specimen of Naval architecture, and got safely lodged in their small craft. On leaving the ship, some Gentlemen who played the clarinet, struck up the lively air of "Good night, and joy be we be ye a." at the conclusion of which they gave three hearty cheers which were returned by those on board the Baron. We have seldom felt sensations of so agreeable a nature as those ; Indeed it afforded ample room for repflection. It is expected that the loading of the Baron will be shortly completed and that she will sail about the 10th proximo.


Public Improvement:— Mr. Raymond the enterprising Proprietor of the Steam Boats Montreal and Canadian, have contracted for the building of a wharf of 100 feet in length, to be completed in 15 days, for the accomodation of the steam boats, and the public, on their arrival at Laprairie.
The Steam Boat Laprairie left Quebec at a quarter past seven o'clock on Saturday night, and notwithstanding a head wind all the way, anchoring the first night at the River Richelieu, stopping at Batiscan, Three Rivers, and Berthier to land passengers, and take in freight and wood, she arrived in Montreal at half past seven o'clock on Monday morning. The facilty with which this boat sails, the attention paid to passengers by the master and the general management under which she is conducted, render the Laprairie as desirable a mode of conveyance as any other on our river.
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Saturday July 30th - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
July 23 brig Comet Brown 24 May London   to H. Atkinson / in ballast
July 23 brig John Warden 10 May Belfast 157 settlers to H. Atkinson / with salt for J. Hamilton
July 25 brig Faith Kirkup 05 May Exeter   to W.& G. Pemberton / with cordage
  Cleared:
July 19— brig Terre Nova, Potter, (for) Liverpool
July 19— brig Atlantic, Lawson, (for) Greenock
July 19— brig Greenhow, Jones, (for) Newry
July 20— brig Hayle, Ramsey, (for) Limerick
July 20— brig Traveller, Harvey, (for) Liverpool
July 20— brig Canadian Packet, Hall, (for) Liverpool
July 20— ship Maria, Elesworthy, (for) Bristol
July 21— ship Lady Juliana, Smith, (for) London
July 21— ship George Bentinck, McKenney, (for) Liverpool
July 21— ship Meteor, Brewis, (for) Hull
July 21— ship Whitby, Smart, (for) Bristol
July 21— brig Pappoise, Shirlock, (for) Newfoundland
July 22— brig Hibernia, Green, (for) Liverpool
July 22— brig Concordia, Blackaller, (for) Greenock
July 22— brig Alexander, Errington, (for) Madeira
July 22— schooner Margaret, Saculon, (for) Arichat
July 25— brig Commerce, Burns, (for) Liverpool
July 25— brig Albion, Mills, (for) Dublin
July 25— brig Atalanta, Davison, Liverpool
July 25— brig Traveller, Gibson, (for) Yarmouth
July 25— brig Janet, Aliphant, (for) Liverpool
July 25— brig Belsay Castle, Richardson, (for) Lynn
July 26— brig Shakespeare, Goldie, (for) London
July 26— brig Jean, Innes, (for) London
July 26— brig (frigate) Fortitude, Lewis, (for) London
July 26— brig Harriet, Stephens, (for) Newfoundland

Passengers:—
In the Canadian, sailed for Liverpool on Tuesday last, Alexander Buchanan and John Molson junior Esquires ; In the Vittoria, sailed Wednesday for London, the Hon.& Revd. Dr. Stewart

Statement of the number of vessels, tonnage and settlers which have arrived at this port since the opening of the navigation:—
  Vessels Tonnage Settlers
  439 110,000 6,983
  Cleared in the same period, 362
  At this period last year only 348 vessels had arrived,
the tonnage of which amounted to 90,672—Settlers, 3683

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