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Ship Arrivals at the Port of Quebec, 1826

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note: if ships' rigging or name of Master unpublished, it is indicated by -- (The newspapers were often filmed within their binding, making one side of some entries, unreadable, or only partly legible.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 1826.

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

April 25 - June 03 | June 04 - July 24 | July 24 - September 23 | September 24 - December 07

1826
March 22nd - CC

Extracted from Ship Owners Society Meeting, London, December, 16th 1825
1. An Act to repeal the general Laws relating to Quarantine .... —By this act, the shipping interest is relieved from the tonnage duty formerly payable on vessels subject to quarantine, many restraints are removed ; the penalty of death for a breach of quarantine is done away with ; and the pecuniary penalties are considerably reduced. ....
6. An Act for the encouragement of British shipping and navigation, cap. 109.— This act contains the whole law on the subject of the importation of goods of different countries from the several parts of the world ; and should be in the possession of the master of every British vessel trading to foreign parts.
The principal provisions of this act are:
'First, the allowing the produce of foreign countries in Asia, Africa and America to be imported in their own ships.
'Secondly, the allowing all the produce of the Mediterranean, and of the dominions of the Emperor of Morocco, to be imported in British ships, from any place in the Mediterranean.
'Thirdly, as formerly, British ships are to be navigated by a master and crew, whereof fourths at least are British ; but every such vessel is to be deemed duly navigated, which shall have one national seaman to every 20 tons, whatever may be the number of foreign seamen.
'To those parties, and numerous they are, who, with an ample three-fourths of a crew national seamen have unfortunately had a fraction of foreign seamen on board, exceeding one fourth of the whole number, the value of a fixed rule like this will be felt.
'Fouthly, the penalty for an excess of foreign seamen is 10/- for each man. A ship is no longer liable, for trifling or unintentional fault, to be dragged by a cruiser thousands of miles out of her voyage, there being no for feiture of that ship throughout the Act. ....

March 26th - CC
QUEBEC STAGE
    Has commenced running three times a week, through in two days. Leaves Montreal, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, at Six o'clock A.M. — Sleep at Three Rivers and arrive at Quebec the following evening.
Returning
    Leaves Quebec same days, and hours, — Sleep, at Three Rivers, and the following evening arrives in Montreal.
    N.B.— Price 10d. per League. (With the Mail same price.) Fare to be paid by Stages ; all parcels to be paid for when Booked.
    30 lbs Baggage allowed each Passenger.— Extra, charged reasonable.
    Books kept at the Montreal Stage Office, and at JOHN CADY'S, Quebec.
H. DICKINSON & Co.
Montreal, December 10th, 1825
   
  Four Columbian privateers have made numerous prizes about Cape de Gat.
The French brig of war Le Cygne left l'Orient Dec. 28, for the South American station. The frigate La Flore and brig Le Bressane have gone to coast of Africa to prevent the slave trade.
From the London Shipping List to the 20th January,
At the Clyde, 12th, Tamerline, McKellop, Quebec, water logged, having been ashore in Belfast Loch ; 17th Franklin, Roe, Virginia.
At Dundee, 10th, Midas, Maner, Quebec.
At Gravesend, 14th, Sibson, Milne, Quebec. Sailed, Ann, Heath, New York.
At Leith, Gratitude, Gellately, Quebec.
Deal, Jan. 19— Ar. Magnet, Watkins, for Oporto. An American ship is coming in from the Westward, with the letter X on her foretopsail.
Off Dover, Eleanor, Scott, Cape of Good Hope.
Ship Vulture, Holmes, from Liverpool for New York was lost of the Grand Bank 18th December.— crew and passengers (except one of the latter) saved and arrived at Port Maggee, Ireland.
   
Advertisement Old Line of Liverpool Packets
March 26th - CC To sail on the first and sixteenth of every month
  Ship James Cropper, Charles H. Marshall, master ; to sail 1st of the 4th month (April)
Ship Manchester, William Lee junior, master ; to sail 16th of the 5th month (May)
Ship Columbia, Hugh Graham, master ; to sail 1st of the 5th month (May)
Ship New York, Thomas Bennett, master ; to sail 16th of the 4th month (April)
 

The Liverpool Packets having met with general approbation and support, the owners of them have concluded to add to the number of vessels employed in that establishment — and they now intend that the following ships shall sail between New-York and Liverpool, in regular succession, twice in each month, from each port leaving both New-York and Liverpool on the 1st and 16th of every month throughout the year, viz:

 
Ships Masters
New York Thomas Bennet
Columbia Hugh Graham
Manchester William Lee junior
Pacific S. Maxwell
William Thompson R.R. Crocker
Florida Joseph Tinkham
Canada James Rogers
James Cropper Charles H. Marshall
  These ships were all built in New-York, of the best materials, and are coppered, and copper fastened. They are very fast sailers ; their accomodations for passengers are uncommonly extensive and commodious, and they are commanded by men of great experience.
The price of passage to England, in the Cabin, is now fixed at thirty guineas, for which sum passengers will be furnished with Beds and Bedding, Wine and Stores of the best quality.
  For further particulars, apply to      
Francis Thompson
Isaac Wright & Son
Benjamin Marshall
Jeremiah Thompson
New York, or to     
Horatio Gates & Co. Montreal 
  The decided preference generally given by passengers from the Canadas, to the above old line of Packets is duly appreciated by the proprietors, and no pains nor expense will be spared in fully manning their vessels with expert and experienced Officers, Seamen, Servants &c. &c. That not only safety (as far as depends on human skill and exertion,) but also comfort shall be insured to passengers.
  Montreal, April 23rd, 1825 H. G. & Co.
April 1st - CC FOR SALE
  A Handsome Country Seat and Farm on the River St. Lawrence, three miles above Ogdensburg, in the State of New York. The Farm contains 234 acres, 80 of which are improved, is divided into convenient fields, and is well calculated for a pasture or dairy Farm, from its vicinity to Ogdensburg, which is the principle place of trade & deposit on the American side of this River. The Mansion is a modern built frame house, 40 by 36, on a stone foundation, finished in the best style, and completed only twelve months since. It is of two Stories, containing seven Rooms with a hall passing through it, and a Portico of four lofty columns in the rear facing the river, commanding an extensive view of its picturesque scenery, embracing the Villages of Brockville, Prescott, and Johnstown.
Applications are requested to be made to the Subscriber, in the city of New York.
J.A. VANDER HEUVEL
  March 25th, 1826.
April 8th - CC NAVAL INTELLIGENCE
  Portsmouth Jan. 21.— This morning arrived the Liffey frigate, Captain Thomas Coe, from the East India command, having been relieved by the Bodicea frigate, commodore Sir J. Brisbane. She sailed from Calcutta on the 20th August, Madras, 17th September, Trincomalee, 25th September the Cape of Good Hope, 20th November and S. Helena, 28th November. Sir J. Brisbane after having had an interview with Lord Amherst, sailed in the Bodicea, to conduct the naval operations on the Burmese coast. The Larne had sailed for new South Wales ; the Tamar was at Trincomalee ; the Alligator and Arachne at Rangoon ; the Slaney at Madras. The Leven, Baracouta, and Albatross, had sailed to survey the West coast of Africa. The passengers by the Liffey are— capt. Blankley and the officers of his Majesty's late ship Sophie (sold out of service) the Rev. W.G. Royce, late of the Boadicea, and lieut. Murray, late of the Leven. The Liffey was detained three weeks by strong easterly winds, about ninety leagues to the westward of the Lizard.
The steam packet Emulous, lieut. Henry Williams, has sailed for the East Indies.
On Monday, the Herald went out of harbour. On Tuesday the Arrow and the Ariadne came into harbour. On Thursday the Calliope arrived from a cruise. — Remain at Spithead ; Liffey, Tweed, Herald and Calliope.
Captain G.W. Whish appointed to the Scylla, vice De Crespigny, deceased ; lieut. G. Young to the rank of commander, and to command the Beaver ; vice Whish ; capt. R.A. Yates, lieut. Charles Bagot, Mr. Wylie, surgeon, to the Espiegle ; Mr. N. Drew, to be purser of the Lively, vice Oughton, left at Vera Cruz ; Mr. J.D. Jones, purser to the Cameleon ; Mr. Dennis, purser to the Victor. Lord William Paget has taken the command of the Philomel, at this port, for Channel service.
Lieutenant Thomas Edward Hoste (brother of Sir William Hoste,) is promoted to the rank of commander ; Mr. Charles Paget, of the Royal George yatch [sic] son to the rear admiral, Mr. H. Hope Bingham, and Mr. Pearce, of the Victory, are promoted to the rank of lieutenants.
The Contest gun brig for the Newfoundland station, was commissioned on Monday last, by Lt. J.A. Blow.
The Starling cutter, arrived here on Thursday, with 7060l in the new silver coinage, for the dock yard, from Portmouth.
The Onyx transport sailed on Tuesday, with victualling stores for Corfu ; the Supply naval transport, for Milford ; and the Tortoise and Goodwill dock yard lighters with naval stores for Portmouth.
The Sparrowhawk, 18, capt. Polkinghorne, is to be stationed on the Irish coast.
   
April 8th - CC
By a Postscript in the Commercial Advertiser, we are informed that the Packet ship Columbia, which sailed from Liverpool on the 3rd March, had arrived at New York on the 1st instant. There are 9 Packets from Liverpool, 3 from London, and 3 from Havre, now on their way to the port of New York, consequently we may expect by next mail abundance of information, for which we still wait before giving utterance to some reports which are in Circulation through town, upon mercantile transactions.
The Honorable and Revd. Doctor Strachan of York, U.C. sailed for England from New York on the 1st inst.
Mr. Charles S. Rodier, Merchant of this city [Montreal], came passenger in the Columbia, and arrived here on Thursday last, after an absence of not more than three months.
The ice in the river is gradually clearing away ; Canoes, with passengers, have crossed between point St. Charles and Laprarie yesterday and Thursday.
   
April 12th - CC Great Britain:— The distress among the labouring classes out of employ, in many of the manufacturing districts was extreme. At Spitalfields, many families were actually starving. A member of the common council of London said he was a manager of a fund for the relief of the houseless poor, at which not less than 1000 applicants were supplied twice a day with a two penny loaf and a glass of water. ....
   
April 19th - CC

Shipwreck.— The ship Queen Mab, March 29th, lat. 42, long. 62 22, fell in with the brig Mary, Mayward, of and from Boston, in a sinking condition— her crew being in such an exhausted situation that they were unable to get their boat out ; on perceiving which we lowered our boat and suceeded with difficulty, a heavy sea running, and it blowing fresh, in getting her crew off the wreck.
Captain Mayward sailed from Boston, 26th March, for Gottenburg, with a cargo of sugar, coffee, fustic, and cotton ; when Captain M. left her, the main deck was a foot and a half under water. The leak commenced on the night of the 27th, in a heavy gale. Vessel and cargo lost. John Blair, an American seamen, one of the crew of the Mary, died on board the Queen Mab.


From the New York Daily Advertiser
Mr. Canning and Professor Everett.— We find by our late English papers that long discussions were held in the House of Commons in the beginning of March, on the subject of West India Slavery. We quote below a sentence from Mr. Canning's remarks to compare it with a sentiment lately advanced in the Congress of the U. States, on the same point.
During his speech on the Panama question, Mr. Everett said: "Domestic Slavery is not in my judgement, to be set down as an immoral and irreligious relation."
Mr. Canning said
"No man would affirm that a state of slavery is consistent with the British constitution, and still less was it consistent with the mild spirit of Christianity."
Melancholy Catastrophe.— A letter published in the New-Haven Herald dated at Antigua, West Indies, March 9th states that the whole of the Methodist Mission Family stationed at that Island, had been shipwrecked near a small place called Sandy Island. They were wrecked in the mail boat from Montserrat to Antigua, having left the vessel they had been to St. Kitts in and which arrived safe, she being a dull sailor. — The persons on board, besides the crew, were : Rev. Mr. White, wife, three children and servant ; Rev. Mr. Hilliar ; Rev. Mr. Oak ; Rev. Mr. Jones, wife & infant child ; Mr. ——, and the missionary & wife ; and a young lady — in all twenty-one persons, of whom only the wife of Mr. Jones was saved, and she was so ill that the doctors forbid her being questioned. The folloeing circumstances, however have been communicated by her : the vessel struck on the reef in the night, three or four days had elapsed wen she was taken off. — Mr. White, his wife and three children, and servant were all swept away together, clinging to each other ; Mr. Hilliar attempted to swim to Sandy Island, and was drowned in her sight ; her infant was washed away from her arms ; her husband died on her lap, the night before she was taken off, and was washed away. As returning recollection opens to her the horrors of the scene she has witnessed, I am told she often exclaims, "O, Captain Whitney, why did he save me !" Capt. W. saved her, when only himself and her were on the wreck, by placing her between the bowsprit bitts, where she was found, insensible. The body of Captain W. was the only one found.
Port of Montreal.— The Steam Boat Le Canadian arrived here on Monday evening, and proceeded yesterday to Laprairie, between which place and this city, we understand she is to ply regularly twice a day until the 20th next month. The Laprairie left here this morning at four o'clock for Laprairie, where she is to take in tow the new Steam Ferry Boat Henry, which was launched last fall. The Laprairie will, probably commence her first trip to Quebec tomorrow night.
There are now twelve schooners and one brigantine in port.
About 11 o'clock, on Friday night last, a meteor was discovered directly over this city, which for the moment, shed a light of such brilliancy as to strike the beholders with admiraton. The size appeared to be many degrees larger than the moon, when at full, and was visible about two or three seconds, when it dissolved "into thin air," without any explosion. Various conjectures and forbodings have been hazarded by many of our superstitious pretenders to astronomy, on account of this vistor, all of which are too absurd to merit attention.

   
April 22nd - CC An action for breach of promise of marriage was lately tried at New York, where the Plaintiff, a youthful Adonis, was nearly 75 years old, and the faithless nymph who had "stole his tender heart away," only about sixty-six !! — 200 dollars was awarded to the Plaintiff, with costs.

In York, Upper Canada, an action for damages, in consequences of a disappointment in Marriage, occasioned by defamation, was tried. The Plaintiff was a Miss Jane White, lately arrived from England, and the Defendants name is Mark Hutchinson, who had formerly paid his addresses to her, but was refused. The slander was made in presence of a young man (a Mr. Milburn) to whom Plaintiff was about to be married, but who broke off the match in consequence of the statement of the Defendant. Verdict for Plaintiff, damages £100 — Defendant in now in York Jail for the amount, and costs of suit.


Public Lamps.— We have been frequently requested to notice the shameful state in which the few street Lamps that our city can boast of are suffered to remain during the day. The oil which remains in them overnight, is not properly cleaned out early in the morning as it should be, and therefore continues dropping on the clothes of those who may unfortunately pass beneath, on the sunny side of the street. This is even a more unpleasant thing than plumping to the knee in a mud hole of a dark night, when the lamps have either been lighted, before the sun has "hid his blushing countenance behind the mountain," or not lit at all, just as the convenience of those concerned happen to order it, — for in the latter case the mud can be washed, or brushed off in the morning, but in the former, it sticks like the spot on the fair hand of Lady Macbeth. — In out humble opinion this department of our city arrangement is not unworthy of investigation by the proper authorities.
The Steam Boat LaPrairie departed from this place yesterday morning, on her first trip to Quebec. The other Boats it may be expected will be in full operation in a few days.
The Hercules, Lady Sherbrooke, Chambly, Richelieu and Swiftsure are now in Port, preparing for the Summer's business:—
Since the Le Canadiene has commenced running twice a day to Laprairie, our markets have been better supplied than they were since the ice was rendered impassable ; and our citizens have been greatly benefitted by the facility which is thus given to an intercourse with those on the other side of the river.
The Steam Boat William Annesley was purchased at public auction in Clamp's Coffee House, by Stanley Bagg, Esq. for £855.
   
April 26th - CC

Short Passage.— The ship Navy, arrived at Charleston Saturday week last, from Liverpool. It is stated in the Charleston papers that the ship had been only sixty-one days absent for the latter port. The Packet ship William Thompson, Captain Bowne, of this port, the last voyage, was absent only sixty-five days. He had a passage of only 17 days out, the passengers being only seventeen days from the time they left the City Hotel, in this city, until they were snugly at supper in the King's Arms in Liverpool. Captain B. came back in twenty-five days, having been only forty-two days at sea on the voyage both ways.

 
  Montreal.— About 10 o'clock on Saturday night, the Steam Boat Le Canadien was discovered on fire, by a person in the village of Laprairie, who ran down and alarmed the persons on board ; the fire had communicated to the covering of the stair case leading to the Cabin, which prevented the people ascending in that place, they were therfore obliged to go on deck through the sky-light hole, with the exception of the Pilot who escaped through the window of the ladies cabin into the water. When they got on deck they found the flames raging in a small apartment usually appropriated to hold hand-spikes, &c. and in endeavouring to put it out the men got severely burned in the hands. Capt. Cameron was not on board when the circumstance took place, but arrived in proper time to take the necessary precaution for preserving the Boat. He immediately caused the injection pipe which goes through the bottom of the Boat, to be cut off, and had a number of holes bored, to let in the water, so as she might sink as low as possible, being in only four & an half feet water, this measure saved the lower works, but the deck in the rear of the engine is entirely destroyed, and some of the beams burned nearly through. The front of the office was much scorched, but sustained no other injury. The engine, and all forward of it, did not experience any damage. A fire Engine was promptly brought from the village, which kept playing on the fire until it was completely extinguished. Great credit is due to the persons on board, and to others from the town, for their exertions, as if the utmost caution had not been used the whole of this fine vessel would have been destroyed. The amount of damage is supposed to be about 7 or £800. We are informed that no fire was on board that night and even a candle had not been lighted, which is strong presumptive evidence that this transaction had its origin in some villainous incendiary. If such be the case we sincerely hope the perpetrator may be discovered, and punished with the utmost severity which the law provides for such offenders.
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Saturday April 29th - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
April 25 bark Walrus Wright 18 March London Mr. Boyd & G. St.Amand and wife to P. Patterson / in ballast
 

Shipping Intelligence.— The Walrus entered the Gulph on the 14th instant, encountered very little ice, and saw a brig on the same day apparently bound up. Montmorenci, Crown, Sir George Provost, and two or three others were to sail about fives days after.

  The Walrus, Capt. Wright, which sailed from London on the 18th March, arrived at Quebec on the 25th instant. This is the first arrival from the sea this season, but we are sorry that no papers have been received by it. It is astonishing that the Masters of vessels bound from London, or other British ports, to this Country, do not take more pains to provide the latest papers, as they should consider that the people in Canada are anxious to receive early intelligence. The New York Captains are always furnished with the news down to the day of sailing, which renders their arrival more welcome than it otherwise would be.
On Wednesday last the steam boat Laprairie arrived here from Quebec, being the first that has made the voyage this season. Messrs. Maywood and Keene, whose professional talents in their different vocations are so justly esteemed in this City, came passengers in the Laprairie. We do not know whether either of these Gentlemen will renew a Theatrical engagement here, before their departure for New York.
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Wednesday May 3rd - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
April 28 bark Trio Leslie 25 March Waterford 28 settlers to Sheppard & Campbell / in ballast
 

Shipping Intelligence.— There has been but one arrival since the Walrus. A number of river craft have come up from different parts below, but afford no intelligence of any vessels being in the river ; as a number are, however known to have sailed early, their arrival may be daily looked for.


Some have affected to believe that Lake Erie at the mouth of Grand River is not much sooner open in spring, than at Buffalo. We are now able to inform them upon the most unquestionable authority, in addition to the following paragraph from the Buffalo Journal of the 25th March last, that the Lake, opposite the point intended as the entrance of the Welland Canal has been entirely clear of ice for more than four weeks ! —Farmers' Journal.

"Lake Navigation.— On the 10th instant, the schooner Morning Star, Capt. Castillo, arrived at Detroit, from Portland, Ohio, with produce—the first arrival this season. But although the Lake is free of ice in the upper part, still it is full here ; nor is there a prospect of its being open until some time in May, as the ice, we understand, extends as far up as the Grand River.
 
No Arrivals at Quebec Saturday May 6th - CC
 
The schooner Brothers, W. McHarron, master, of and for this port, from St. John's, Newfoundland out 8 days, struck on the West end of the Island of Sable on the 22nd January, at half-past 11 P.M.— The night was cold and tempestuous— the surf was running very high, and Mrs. Walsh, a female passenger of 21 years of age perished on the deck, and Patrick Cullerton, one of the crew, was washed overboard.— At 10 o'clock the next morning, Captain McHarron and the other survivors, had the good fortune to get safely on shore—they carried with them the infant child of Mrs. Walsh, about 12 months old, who almost immediately after the vessel struck was accidentally placed in a locker, in the Cabin, on the starboard side. The anxious mother frequently called for her child—but all on board supposed it had perished, as the Cabin was nearly filled with water. To their surprise, when the morning dawned, they discovered the child still lived, and every pains and care were taken to preserve it from the inclemency of the weather :— It is now in the hands of Mrs. Hudson, the wife of the superintendent of the Island, by whom, we have no doubt, it will be affectionately treated. Soon after landing, Capt. McHarron discovered a Hut, which contained Provisions, Fuel, the articles necessary to kindle a fire, and directions to enable him to find the residence of Mr. Hudson.— He proceeded thither, and during his stay on the Island, experienced every attention and comfort from him and his family. Ten days after landing, Richard White, another of the crew, died from fatigue, and from the severity of the weather to which he had been exposed.—(Halifax Paper)

Advertisements
The Subscribers have established the following Ships in a Line of Packets between New York and Liverpool ; to leave New York on the 8th, and Liverpool on the 24th of each Month in the Year.
viz
Ship York, Nash De Cost, master ; to sail 8th of May
Ship Corinthian, G.W. Davis, master ; to sail from New York, the 8th of June
Ship Leeds, William Stoddard, master ; to sail 8th of July
Ship Silas Richards, Henry Holdredge, master ; to sail 8th of August
These Ships are about 400 Tons each, built of the best materials, copper fastened, and coppered, commanded by men experienced in this trade, and no expence will be spared in making their accomodations convenient and comfortable for passengers.— Beds, bedding, wines, and stores of the first quality are furnished.
For Freight or passage apply to the Captains on board, to Fish and Grinnell, 136 Front Street, T. Phelps & Co., 47 South Street, New York, or to James Millar, Montreal

New Line of Liverpool Packets from New York
 
Ship William Byrnes, W.G. Hackstaff, master ; to sail 24th of the 5th month (May)
Ship John Wells, Isaac Harris, master ; to sail 24th of the 6th month (June)
Ship Manhattan, F.W. Marshall, master ; to sail 24th of the 7th month (July)
Ship Panthea, William Hathaway, master ; to sail 24th of the 8th month (August)
The owners of the above ships intend one of them shall sail from New York on the 24th and from Liverpool on the 8th of each month. These ships are all of the first class—are coppered, and have convenient cabins, well furnished with Beds, bedding, and stores of the first qualities. They are ably commanded, and insurance can be effected on them at the lowest rates. For passage, (which in the cabin is 30 guineas,) or further particulars, apply to Byrnes, Trimble & Co. New York, or to C.L. Ogden & Co. Montreal

London and New York Packets
 
With the view of offering to the public greater facilities in the intercourse between this Port and London, and especially of lavishing the attention of passengers destined to either Great Britain or the Continent, to the Ships employed in this trade, the subscribers, in conjunction with their friends, have established a line of packet-ships, to sail from New York on the 20th, and from London on the 1st of every month throughout the year.
viz
Ship Acasta, Daniel Chadwick, master ; to sail 1st of May
Ship Hudson, Henry L. Champlin, master ; to sail 1st of June
Ship Cortes, Benjamin Sprague, master ; to sail 1st of July
Ship Brighton, William S. [Sebon ?], master ; to sail 1st of August
Ship Crisis, Daniel van Dyke, master ; to sail 1st of September
These Ships are all of the first class, and are commanded by men of activity and experience ; they are about 400 tons burthen, copper fastened, and coppered, and in every respect fitted in the best manner. The accomodations for passengers are very spacious, and the furniture, stores &c. made to suit the comfort and convenience of passengers.
For freight or passage, apply on board, to John Griswold, 68 South Street, to Fish & Grinnell, 136 Front Street, New York ; or to Messrs. Horatio Gates & Co. Montreal
N.B. It is intended that the ships of the above Line shall touch at Cowes each way, for the purpose of receiving and landing passengers. Steam boats run constantly from Cowes to the Continent, and to different parts of England...........April 20th
 
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Wednesday May 10th - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 03 brig Sophia Neil 26 March Glasgow Major McGregor, Messrs. McKenzie, Strang, Greenfield, Baxter & 10 settlers to Robertson, Mason & Co. / general cargo
 

Intelligence.— The Sophia was two days in the ice near the east end of Anticosti, got clear by going round the Magdalen Islands. Spoke the ship Priscilla, from Plymouth for Quebec on the 28th inst. [ult.] off Anticosti, and the ship Columbus, bound to the Gaspé off the Bird Islands—saw a brig (tight) bound up, no name known. The Sophia lost two of her seamen overboard on the passage.

May 05 ship Priscilla Mitchell 27 March Plymouth Mrs. & Miss Jeffery, Capt. Smith, Mr. Tyrrell, Mate, Carpenter & 5 hands for new vessels to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast, some goods
May 05 brig Richard Vagg 16 March Ilfracombe (Devon) Mr. & Mrs. Cook and 8 settlers to order / in ballast
 
Cleared:
May 08— schooner St. Anne, Lemieux, (for) Miramichi
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Saturday May 13th - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 07 brig Southampton Tuzo 03 April Grenada   to J. Leaycraft / with rum
 

DIED.— In Quebec, suddenly on the 14th inst. on board the brig Southampton, Mr. James H. Dill, second Mate of that vessel, and son of J. Dill Esq. of Bermuda, of an Apoplexy, aged 18.—from May 20th issue of the Canadian Courant

May 07 bark Sir William Bensley Smith 27 March Portsmouth   to P. Patterson / in ballast
May 07 brigantine Humming Bird Wainwright 04 April Trinidad   to Moir & Heath / sugar
May 07 brigantine Caroline Brush 01 April Gibraltar   to William Price / fruit
 
New York, May 6th
H.M. Ship Pyramus 42, and 235 men, Captain Gambier, arrived at this port a few days ago from Vera Cruz. Passengers, Mr. Morier, British Commissioner to Mexico, Dr. Maer his Physician, and Mr. Lemesurier in the cabin ; Mr. Kinlock, (House of Kinlock & Sons, Bankers, London.) Mr. Nicholas, late a Lieutenant in the Mexican Navy, in the Gun-room. The Pyramus has a large quantity of specie and cochinel on board. She left England in October last with Mr. Morier for Mexico, Sir Robert Kerr Porter, Consul General to Columbia, and Mr. Tupper, Consul to La Guayra. Captain Gambier and Mr. Morier have proceeded to Washington.— N.Y. Albion, 6th May

Death of Baron de Tuyll.— By an arrival at Boston, from Halifax we learn that the British Packet from New York, arrived at Halifax on the 15th inst. [ult.] having on board the remains of the Russian Ambassador, Baron de Thuyll [Tuyll], who died two days after leaving New York. He was interred with military honors.

The new Steam-Boat Lady of the Lake, which was built at the Cascades, arrived here on Tuesday, and is now receiving her engine. This vessel was navigated to Montreal through the Rapids, and although the experiment might be considered dangerous, yet we are happy to say that not the slightest accident occurred.— We are informed that she will be ready to commence her regular trips between this place and Quebec in a few weeks. She is owned by Mr. James Greenfield of Montreal.


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and
STEAM-BOAT NOTICE
The Steam Boat St. Andrews will commence making her regular trips on Tuesday, 16th inst. until further notice. The Stage will leave Mr. E. Cushing's, at 6 o'clock A.M. on Tuesdays and Fridays, and the Boat will leave LaChine on the arrival of the Stage, and arrive at Point Fortune the same day, where Carriages will be in readiness to carry passengers to the head of the rapids, the Steam Boat will leave Point Fortune on Wednesdays and Saturdays, and arrive at LaChine the same evening, where the regular Stage will be waiting to convey passengers to Montreal, and it is particularly requested that all passengers will have their names on the way-bill for the route. For further particulars respecting Freight or Passage, apply to Mr. E. Cushing, Montreal, Tait & Davis, Point Fortune, and Mr. John Russel, St. Andrews.

N.B.—All Baggage to be at the risk of the owners.
Montreal 12th May, 1826

 
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Wednesday May 17th - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 10 bark Shallett Mason 06 April Newcastle   to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
May 10 ship Roxboro' Castle Denny 21 Jan. Canton   to Forsyth Richardson & Co. agents of the Honble. East-India Company / with a cargo of Teas
 

By private letters from Quebec received in town [Montreal] yesterday, we are informed that the Honble. East-India Company's Ship Roxborough Castle, Capt. Denny, from Canton, laden with teas, had arrived at Quebec on the 10th inst. The R.Castle left Canton on the 21st January last, and learned from the captain of an Indiaman, homeward bound at St. Helens, that the Burmese war had terminated—of this event (if correct) we may expect further particulars by the next arrival from England. We have also heard that another vessel from Greenock had arrived at Quebec, the name of which we have not ascertained, and it is likewise reported that the Honble. Doctor Stewart, Lord Bishop of Quebec, had come passenger in her.

May 12 brig Quebec Packet Anderson 02 April Aberdeen Mrs. Malcolm & two children, Mrs. Tilly, Miss Gale, Miss McRay, Mr. John Esson, Mr. F.T. Allen, Mr. Ray and 10 settlers to Garden & Co. / in ballast
May 13 brig Welcome Hamlyn 14 days St. Johns, Nfld Mr. Calford & family to order / with salt
May 13 brig Blenheim Warren 26 April Placentia, Nfld   to William Price / in ballast
May 13 brig Sceptre Willis 15 days Halifax Mr. J. Hill to Quirouet & Co. / rum & molasses
May 13 brigantine Cherub Queen - Jamaica & 19 days fr. Halifax   to Finlay & Co. / rum & cordage
 
Cleared:
May 08— — Surprise, Bernier, (for) Richibucto ; — Julie, Planté, (for) Miramichi ; — Marie Venus, Laflammé, (for) Miramichi
May 09— — Ann, Lajeunesse, (for) Newfoundland ; — Caroline, LaBlanc, (for) Miramichi
May 11— — Delphia, Jones, (for) Miramichi ; — Cerus, Norman, (for) Richibucto ; — Marie Catherine, Berner, (for) Newfoundland
 
The Newry, a ship of 380 tons, built for W.& G. Pemberton, Esquires, was safely launched from Munn's Cove yesterday.
On Tuesday morning the ship Othello, of about 400 tons was launched from Mr. Bell's ship yard.
Yesterday morning the ship Orwell, from Mr. Munn's yard, and the Unicorn, from Mr. Brunet's yard of about 400 tons, were also launched.

His Excellency the Governor Chief arrived in this City [Montreal] Saturday evening in the New Swiftsure, which was announced by the firing of the usual salute from the Battery on the Island St. Helens. On Sunday morning the Governor attended Divine service in the Episcopal church, and in the afternoon visited St. Helens. On Monday he received the visits of a number of distinguished Citizens at the Government House, and also attended to the answering of numerous memorials and other applications. He returned to William Henry [Sorel] yesterday.

On Saturday last the body of the late Mr. Alexander McLeod, which was found near Sorel, was brought to this City in the Steam Boat New Swiftsure, and was buried on Sunday, in the English burying ground. A number of the respectable citizens attended the funeral. We are informed that the property which Mr. McLeod had on his person when he was unfortunately drowned on his return from Laprairie in March last, was found perfectly safe in his pocket.
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Saturday May 20th - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 15 ship Reward Terry 28 March Whitby 2 settlers to G. Hamilton / in ballast
May 15 ship Brilliant Barclay 01 April Aberdeen   to Heath & Moir / in ballast
May 15 ship Volunteer Bell 29 March Cork Capt. Patterson & Mr. J. Cornwall and 26 settlers to J.S. Campbell / in ballast
May 15 brig Midas Mawer 40 days Dundee   to Laurie & Spence / general cargo
May 16 brig Heart of Oak Booth 04 April Aberdeen   to Heath & Moir / in ballast
May 16 ship City of Aberdeen Douthie 03 April Aberdeen 8 settlers to Heath & Moir / in ballast, some goods
May 16 brig Albion Hall 01 April Portsmouth   to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
  There are now sixteen or eighteen large new ships lying at out wharves, which have been launched from the shipyards in this vicinity during the last three weeks.— Old Gazette, 12th May
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Wednesday May 24th - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 17 brig Marys Jacobson 06 April Newcastle   to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
May 17 brigantine Victory Ernest 14 days Halifax   to C.F. Aylwin / rum, sugar, coffee and hides
May 17 brig Favourite Alexander Allan 12 April Greenock Mr. & Mrs. James Gibb, Mr. John Gibb, Mr. Thomas Gibb, Captain Rayside, Mr. McNaughton, Mr. Gillespie, Mr. Carswell, Mr. Allan, 6 seamen and 6 settlers. to William Price / general cargo
  brig Favourite continued to Montreal with the tow-boat Hercules, arriving at that port May 21st. The passenger "Mr. Allan" was 16 year old Hugh, second son of the owner / master, Alexander Allan. Hugh later became Sir Hugh Allan, who, with his brothers, founded the "Allan Line" in 1854.
May 18 brig George IV Morgan 14 April Ross 116 settlers to Froste & Co. / in ballast
May 18 brig Symmetry Cram 07 April Shields   to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
May 19 bark Indus Malabar 06 April Shields   to J.P. Caroller / in ballast
May 19 brig Cherub Millar 12 April Greenock Mr. Torrance & two daughters, Captain Gordon, Messrs. Robinson & Shaw, Mr. Gowan & Mr. Fraser & 4 settlers to R. Shaw / general cargo
May 19 bark Clarkson Ward 07 April Hull 14 settlers to R. Methley / sundries
May 19 bark Mary Ann Laidler 18 April Liverpool Mr.& Mrs. Barry / Berry and 2 Mr. Maloneys & 9 seamen for a new ship to R. Wood & Co. / in ballast
May 19 ship Ottawa George Douglass 14 April London   to Patterson & Weir / general cargo
May 19 ship Rebecca Lawry 16 April Greenock 10 settlers & 9 seamen to Laurie & Spence / general cargo
May 19 ship Christopher Knight 25 March London   to Langly & Dyke / in ballast
May 19 ship Britannia Redpath 18 Aptil Liverpool   to H. Atkinson / in ballast
May 19 ship General Wolfe Johnson 07 April Greenock Mr. Sheriff and Mr. Hardy & 30 settlers to G. Ross / general cargo
May 19 brig Emerald Leslie 12 April Greenock   to H. Gowan / in ballast
May 19 ship Indian Robertson 06 April Newcastle   to J.C. Cuvillier / in ballast
May 19 ship Lady Gordon John Bell 17 April Liverpool Capt. Pearson, Mate, 8 seamen, Mr. Fisher, Mr. Lunn, Mr. Simons and 6 settlers & 3 settlers (?) to C.A. Holt / general cargo
  the Lady Gordon also brought up Captain Park, mate and crew of the brig Canada from Belfast, which was wrecked on the Island of St. Paul's on the 8th May. [Park / Pearson listed above ?]
May 19 brig Atlantic Lawson 11 April Belfast Mr. George and Mr. Sims & family to Heath & Moir / in ballast, some goods
May 19 ship John & Thomas Martin 18 April Liverpool   to W. Price / in ballast
May 19 bark George Burns 04 April Portsmouth   to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
May 19 brig Mary Todd 23 March Newcastle   to P. Burnette / in ballast
 
Cleared:
May 13— schooner Seaflower, Baker, (for) Miramichi
May 13— schooner Angelique, Gagne, (for) Miramichi
May 15— brigantine Caroline, Brush, (for) Cork

Passengers:— In the Packet Stephania sailed from New York 5th instant, for Havre, Mr. Ferguson and child of Canada. In the Ship York, Nash De Cost, master, sailed the 10th May [from New York], Deputy Commissary General Forbes, from Canada.
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Saturday May 27th - CC
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 20 ship Clifton Busby 17 April Liverpool Messrs. Stansfield, Troulin, Mr. Ashe, Mr. Grainger, Mr. G. Symes, Mr. Cuvillier and Mr. Jones to George Symes / general cargo
May 20 bark Crown Hooper 30 March London   to W. Price / in ballast
May 20 bark Friends Clark 02 April London   to W. Price / in ballast
May 20 bark Henry & Harriet Husk 05 April Whitby   to W. Price / in ballast
May 20 bark Stockton Langley 30 March London   to H. Atkinson / in ballast
May 20 bark Europe Willis 42 days Scarborough   to H. Atkinson / in ballast
May 20 brig Spencer Huggup 22 March Shields   to J.S. Campbell / in ballast
May 20 brig Thetis Robinson 42 days Hull   to R. Wood & Co. / in ballast
May 20 brig Vigilant Nagg 08 April Leith   to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
May 20 schooner Jesse Kennedy 07 May Pictou   to Irvine & Co. / rum &c.
May 21 brig Erato Robinson 13 April Jamaica   to Irvine & Co. / rum &c.
May 21 bark Robert & Ann Harrison 01 April London   to J.S. Campbell / in ballast
May 21 brig Agenoria Smith 22 March Shields   to P. Burnett / in ballast
May 21 brig Amethyst Thomson 13 April London Mr. Mrs. & Miss Try, Mrs. Harwood, Mrs. Thompson, family & Servant, Mrs. Williams & family, Masters Vanheytherson, Molson & Charles. to William Price / general cargo
 

In lat. 47,30, lon. 40,50, the Amethyst picked up the stern of a boat marked "Oxford of Greenock," and "James Davidson," inside.

May 22 ship Montreal Udney 18 April Liverpool Messrs. Millar, Ross, Crooks and Armour to George Ross / general cargo
May 22 bark Industry Watts 06 April Shields   to W. Price / in ballast
May 22 bark Chevoit Stephenson 02 April Shields   to W. Price / in ballast
May 22 ship Clio Hopper 08 April Leith   to J.S. Campbell / coals
May 22 ship Nautilus Tully 37 days Falmouth   to order in ballast
May 22 ship Adamant Blackburn 07 April London   to William Price / in ballast
May 22 ship Mansfield Jamieson 17 April London   to Lemesurier / in ballast
May 22 ship Margaret Porteous 18 April Liverpool Mr.& Mrs. Satterthwaite, Mr.& Mrs. Hudson, Mr. Pemberton, Mr. Cringan, Mr. Minshall to —? / general cargo
May 22 bark Hopewell Dobson 29 March London   to H. Atkinson / in ballast
May 22 bark St. David Salmon 30 days London   to Langley & Dyke / in ballast
May 22 bark Isabella Haron 30 March London   to H. Atkinson / in ballast
May 22 bark Minerva Dale 13 April London   to H. Atkinson / in ballast
May 22 bark Ocean Barry 17 April Hull   to J.S. Campbell / in ballast
May 22 bark Ajax Robinson 09 April London   to R. Wood & Co. / in ballast
May 22 bark Thomas Wallace Brown 39 days London Capt. Thomas White, Mr. Goldsworthy & Mr. Deblois to H. Atkinson / in ballast
May 22 bark St. Lawrence Harby 14 April London Mrs. Young, Miss Young, Mr.& Mrs. Young & son, Dr. Gasset & Mr. Beckett to Patterson & Weir / general cargo
May 22 brig Carrington McDougal 11 April St. Vincents Mr.& Mrs. Thirlwall and Servants to Thirlwall / rum & sugar
May 22 brig Horatio John Sparks 22 April Liverpool Mr. Greenwood, Mr. Amner, Mr. Brakenbridge and Mr. Bennett to C.A. Holt / general cargo | spoke the Dunlop from New Orleans for Liverpool, long. 19w, all well
May 22 brig Elizabeth Anderson 29 March London   to H. Gowan / in ballast
May 22 brig Tinley Scott 18 April Liverpool   to William Price / in ballast
May 22 brig William Loney 14 April Sunderland   to H. Gowan / in ballast
May 22 brig Ellens Scott 27 March Shields   to W.& G. Pemberton / coals
May 23 ship Lady Hannah Ellice Liddle 20 April Liverpool Mr. Gadden to J. Hamilton / salt
May 23 ship General Wolfe Stanworth 17 April Bristol Col.& Mrs. McKay, Miss Kurry, Capt. Leslie & Mr. Wilson to William Budden / general cargo
May 23 ship Laurel Manger 13 April Hull   to —? / in ballast
May 23 brig Fame Malcolm 40 days Greenock   to Irvine & Co. / rum
May 23 brig Mary Jane Nichols 13 April London Mr.& Miss Hawkins, Mr.& Miss Cumming, Mr. Wiggins to Mr. Myers / government stores
May 23 brig Perceval Johnson 20 April Leith   to Handyside & Co. / coals
 
The ship Eleanor, of upwards of 350 tons was launched from Mr. Carman's yard at Pres de ville on Friday.
The Caroline, Rush, and Trio, Leslie, have sailed for Cork. They were the first clearances for Great Britain this season.
Passengers in the Walrus, Wright, sailed this day for London, Mr. Oriel, Commissariat, and four children ; Mr. Tennant and Mr. Plunket, H.P. 18th huzzars.
In the George, for Portsmouth, Mr. Sims and family.

Passengers in the ship Birmingham, which arrived at New York on Thursday last, from Liverpool:— Mr. D. Fisher, Mrs. Elizabeth Fisher, Miss Louisa Fisher, Miss Elizabeth Fisher, Mrs. Elizabeth Torrance and servant, Mr. John Torrance, Mrs. Elizabeth Davis, Miss R.A. Smith, Miss J. Lunn, Mr. William Pollack, Mr. John Rhodes, and 44 in the steerage. The Bishop of Quebec was a passenger in the Pacific, which left Liverpool on the 8th.

Quebec, May 22 1826

We beg the attention of the Mercantile community to the extracts from the treaty between Great Britain and France, published in the French side of the Gazette. The principal features are ; That British and French vessels may not be admitted into the territory of Great Britain (except the possessions of the East-India Company) and France, and their colonies, upon a footing of entire reciprocity as to duties—and that the productions or manufactures of either power or of their colonies may be imported or exported in these vessels. A British vessel may therefore go direct to France or its colonies with the productions of Lower Canada, and pay the same duties as a French vessel now does ; and a French vessel may come direct from France or its colonies to Lower Canada, and pay the same duties as paid upon English vessels ; the reports being regulated in either country by the existing commercial laws.— Old Gazette


Singular.— On Thursday last as the Steam Boat Hercules was coming into this harbour [Montreal], having the brig Amethyst, and three schooners laden with Tea, in tow, the brig fired a gun, opposite the Masonic Hall Hotel, upon which, the body of Mr. Lamoine's son, who was drowned on Friday last, suddenly rose to the surface, and floated like a piece of wood, intil it was taken up, and carried to the distressed parents. We have frequently before heard, that when a Gun is discharged immediately over the place where a drowned body was lying, that it produced the effect above mentioned, but we cannot account for the absolute cause, although we have been told of many reasons why it is so.

Britain:
The sailors at Bristol are holding out for an increase of wages, which the merchants cannot give, owing to the reduction in the value of freight.— Times
The petition against West Indies Slavery from Dundee, measures sixty-three feet in length, and the signatures are five columns deep.— British Press

United States:
The Military post at Fort Niagara is soon to be abandoned. The troops are expected to leave there about the 15th or 20th inst. The post at Sackett's Harbour is also to be abandoned about the same time. The steam boat Superior has been chartered for the purpose of conveying the troops from Buffalo to Green Bay.
We also learn that the British troops at Fort George are about to be removed from that place.— Lew'n Sen.

Canal Navigation.— We understand that the repairs upon the canal, between Lockport and this place, will be so far completed, during the present week, as to admit the passage of boats. Arrivals have been frequent at Lockport, for several days past, and an immense quantity of goods are already there, destined for the west.

Steam Boat Chippawa.— This Boat has commenced plying between Cleveland and Detroit, touching at the imtermediate ports. She is commanded by Capt. Whitaker, and leaves each of the above mentioned ports every fourth day.— Buffalo Journal

Arrived at the Port of Quebec Monday May 29th - MG
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 24 ship Richard Sands Owens 19 April Liverpool   to Mr. Corrie / salt
May 24 bark Maria Wakefield 35 days Bristol   to J. Leather & Co. / in ballast
May 24 bark Henry Cerf Cowey 32 days Chatham Mr. Chaffers ; 6 settlers to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
May 24 ship Regalia Horcason (?) 07 April London   to P. Patterson / in ballast
May 24 brig Earl of Moira Allison 17 April Liverpool   to J. Hamilton / salt
May 24 brig Charlotte Sloane 18 April Liverpool   to J. Leather & Co. / salt
May 24 brig Ceres Dunn 35 days London   to W. Price & Co. / in ballast
May 24 brig Unity Parker 36 days Bristol 3 settlers to H. Lemesurier / in ballast
May 24 bark Ann Moore 19 April Bristol   to William Price / in ballast
May 24 bark Ocean Smith 06 April Hull   to order / in ballast
May 24 brig Ocean Thompson 19 April Belfast Dr. Carlisle ; 126 settlers to J. Hamilton / goods and ballast
May 24 ship Æolus Thomas 13 April Waterford 160 settlers to Froste & Co. / in ballast
May 24 ship City of Waterford Thomas 12 April Waterford 207 settlers to Froste & Co. / in ballast
May 24 ship Montmorenci (Montmorency) Morrison 29 March London see arrival listed (June 3rd paper) with passenger names to Longley & Dyke / general cargo
May 24 ship John Briggs 13 April Downs   to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
May 24 bark Sophia Rutter 01 April London   to J.S. Campbell / in ballast
May 24 bark Prince Braithwaite 03 April London   to P. Patterson / in ballast
May 24 bark Baltic Merchant Perry 14 April Newcastle   to Thomas Hayes / in ballast
May 24 bark Sir George Provost Jackson 01 April London 7 settlers to Longley & Dyke / in ballast
May 24 brig Anna Copeland 11 April Newcastle   to Irvine & Co. / general cargo
May 24 brig Mary Sheppard 01 April Newcastle   to J. Hamilton / in ballast
May 24 brig Rachel Hutchinson 18 April London   to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
May 24 brig William Potts 12 April Dublin 147 settlers to G. Symes / in ballast
May 24 brig British King Young 29 March Dundee 9 settlers to Mr. Davies / general cargo
May 24 brig Anna Maria [Grant] 01 April London   to order / in ballast
May 24 brig Amazon Blews 18 April Belfast 117 settlers to Thomas Cringan / in ballast
May 24 ship Gilbert Henderson Pithey 02 April Dublin   to William Budden / general cargo
May 24 brig Medusa Sampson 09 April Whitby   to William Price / in ballast
May 24 brig Wansbeck Alnswick / Ainwick 13 April Cork   to H. Cowan / in ballast
May 24 brig Two Sisters Atkinson 14 April Sunderland   to W. Phillips / in ballast
May 24 ship Amity Gray 20 April Greenock   to William Patton
May 24 brig Gateshead Palmer 28 March Sunderland   to W.& G. Pemberton / coals
May 24 brig Margery Wheatley 14 April Sunderland   to Mr. Bell / in ballast
May 24 bark Quebec Trader Halm 17 April Dublin   to P. Burnett / in ballast
May 24 ship Margaret Boyle Smith 11 April Leith   to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
May 24 brig William Tell Farren 15 April Newry   to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
May 24 brig Celerity Rutter 14 April Exeter   to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
May 24 brig Columbus
(ship ?)
Fleck 07 April Newcastle   to Moir & Heath / coals
May 24 brig Thomas Battersby
(bark ?)
Rutherford 16 April Belfast   to order / in ballast
May 24 brig Thames Adam 17 April Glasgow   to W. Pentland / in ballast
May 24 brig Pony Pratt 08 April Portsmouth   to W. Price / in ballast
May 24 bark John Cragg
(John Craig ?)
Meldrum 08 April Shields   to order / in ballast
May 24 brig Thomas Warham Milbourn 12 April Dublin   to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
May 24 brig Rob Roy Kenn 12 April Belfast 150 settlers to Moir & Heath / in ballast
May 24 bark Resolution Ward 01 April London   to order / in ballast
May 24 brig Fidelity English 28 March Newcastle   to W. Pentland / in ballast
May 24 bark London         loading at Riviere du Loup
May 24 bark Sir Watkin Sanderson 13 April Belfast   to Samuel Corrie / in ballast
May 24 brig Ashthorpe Renny 28 April Whitehaven   to Leather & Co. / — & rum
May 24 brig Elizabeth Bell 26 March London   to J.S. Campbell / in ballast
May 24 brig Greenhowe Anderson 16 April Newry 120 settlers to — / in ballast
May 24 bark Valiant Agar 05 April Whitby   to order / in ballast
May 24 brig Quebec Packet Ditchburn 07 April Liverpool   to Finlay & Co. / general cargo
May 24 ship Boliver Crosby 12 April Belfast 270 settlers to order / in ballast
May 24 brig Vertamus
(Vertumnus)
Lane / Laing 28 March London   to J. Hamilton / in ballast
May 24 bark Benjamin & Mary Forsyth 01 April London   to Longley & Dyke / in ballast
May 24 brig Welcome Paul 05 April London   to Chapman & Revans / general cargo
May 24 brig Mary & Jane Matches 18 April Liverpool   to C.A. Holt / in ballast
May 24 brig John Easdale Wright 08 April Shields   to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
May 24 brig Neptune Hearne 14 April Newcastle   to T. Hayes / in ballast
May 24 ship General Hewitt Williams 19 April London   to W. Price / in ballast
May 25 bark Lord Wellington Freer 15 April Newry 81 settlers to W.& G. Pemberton / soap
May 25 brig Robert Scarfield Hall 08 April Sunderland   to H. Gowan & Co. / coals & earthenware
May 25 brig Jane Currie 16 April Greenock 14 settlers to George Ross / general cargo
May 25 bark Tottenham Keys 16 April Ross 172 settlers to James Black / in ballast
May 25 bark Elizabeth Charlton 01 April London 6 seamen to — / in ballast
May 25 brig Prince of Asturias Morris 17 April Dublin 75 settlers to W. Pentland / general cargo
May 25 bark Ocean Blackburn 14 April London 6 seamen to Longley & Dyke / in ballast
May 25 brig Adriatic Cockerall 16 April Bristol   to order / in ballast
May 25 brig Dale McNeal 13 April Maryport   to J. Leather & Co. / in ballast
May 26 bark Oxenhope Minnett 14 April Hull Mr. Cliff ; 17 settlers to Robert Wood & Co. / in ballast, some goods
May 26 brig Andromeda Blair 01 April London   to P. Patterson / in ballast
May 26 brig Fortitude Mason 09 April London   to order / in ballast
May 27 brig Sneaton Castle (?) Willis 21 April Liverpool   to George Ross / general cargo
May 27 brig Wellington Forster 07 April London   to William Price & Co. / in ballast
May 27 brig Pacific McDonald 16 April Belfast   to McRoberts / with linens &c.
May 27 bark Wallsend Ramsay 23 April Cork   to order / in ballast
May 27 brig Kelsic Wood Brown 22 April Maryport   to Froste & Co. / coals
 
Cleared:
May 18— bark Trio, Leslie, (for) Cork
May 20— brig Humming Bird, Wainwright, (for) Bermuda
May 20— ship Walrus, Wright, (for) London
May 22— brig Cherub, McQueen, (for) Halifax
May 22— schooner Emelie, Mecure, (for) Halifax
May 23— brig Southampton, Tuzo, (for) Grenada
May 24— brig Blenheim, Warren, (for) Waterford
May 25— ship Reward, Terry, (for) London

Quebec, May 25.
The General Howett [sic - General Hewitt], 1100 tons, lately in the East India Company's service, arrived here this morning from London for a cargo of timber.
The ship Marmion, of from 410 to 420 tons, was launched from Mr. Finch's yard on Tuesday morning.
The ship Home, of about 400 tons was launched the same morning from Mr. Munn's yard.
On Wednesday the Agnes & Ann, of about 410 tons, built by Mr. Martin, was launched from Mr. Lee's wharf at St. Roche.
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Saturday June 3rd - CC & MH
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 24 ship Montmorenci Wood 29 March London Mrs. Dyke & family, Miss Dyke, Mr. George Bell and Mr. Noyes to Longley & Dyke —?
May 26 brig Cornwallis Taylor --   to W. Pentland / in ballast
May 27 bark Samuel Whitbread Marwick / Warwick 16 April Bristol   to George Hamilton / in ballast
May 27 brig Dorcas Savage Warnock 03 April — (Belfast ?) 43 settlers to order / in ballast
May 27 brig Lune Lothington 15 April Hull   to Garden & Co. / in ballast
May 28 brig Catherine Leighton 03 April Shields   to H. Gowan & Co. / in ballast
May 28 brig Fallerton Mauld 14 April London   to H. Gowan & Co. / in ballast
May 28 brig Ontario Willis 16 April Bristol Captain Arnold & 15 seamen to William Budden / general cargo
May 28 bark Argyle Anderson 13 April Waterford 141 settlers to William Price & Co. / in ballast
May 28 bark John Howard Bruce 20 April Cork 169 settlers to James Atkinson / in ballast
May 28 brig Peggy Hunter 06 April Shields   to H. Gowan & Co. / coals
May 28 brig Eliza Ann Murphy 13 April Whitehaven Mr. Jackson to Mr. Jackson / some goods
May 28 brig St. Helena Elliott 41 days Plymouth   to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
May 28 brig Henry Ramsay 07 April Hull   to order / in ballast
May 28 bark Quebec Packet Atkinson April London / 18 April from the Downs Mr. Bisson to H. Atkinson / general cargo
May 29 brig William McGillivray Stoddart 17 April London & Portsmouth Captain Rundle & Miss Nation to Finley & Co. / general cargo
May 29 brig Aurea Carie 16 April Newcastle   to H. Gowan & Co. / coals & cordage
May 29 brig Claude Scott Murphy 21 April Liverpool   to William Budden / general cargo
May 29 brig Shannon Quiggins 21 April Liverpool   to J. Hamilton / salt
May 29 brig Britannia Storey 14 April Shields   to M. Bell / coals
May 29 brig Promise Shearer 13 April Liverpool Mr. Smillie to J. Leather & Co. / salt
May 29 brig Jane Hawkswell 24 April St. Michaels Mr. Evans to Mr. Chapman / fruit
May 29 brig Canadian Morgan 14 April Portsmouth   to H. Arkinson / in ballast
May 29 bark Admiral Benbow Williams 19 April Liverpool   to Mr. Corrie / salt
May 29 schooner Hero Tait 04 May Halifax   to order / rum & molasses
May 29 bark St. Charles Cousens 30 April London & St. Michaels Messrs. Dawnie, Levy and Prince & Capt. McPherson and mate to W. Grainger / fruit
May 29 bark Princess Royal Townsend 22 April Grenada   to Mr. Leaycraft / rum
May 29 bark Royal George Grant 21 April Dublin 158 settlers to William Budden
May 29 bark John Richardson 08 April Plymouth   to H. Gowan & Co. / in ballast
May 29 bark Deadelas Hall 16 April Bristol   to Mr. Lemesurier / in ballast
May 29 brig Faith Kirkup 11 April Exeter   to Garden & Co. / in ballast
May 29 brig Elegant May 07 April Newcastle Mr. Rawlinson tp McNider & Scott / coals
May 29 brig Robert Wake 18 April Liverpool   to Froste & Co. / general cargo
May 29 brig Osbaldistone Thurlbeck 31 March Portsmouth   to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
May 29 brig Baltic Millar 04 April Yarmouth   to Thomas Atkinson / in ballast
May 29 schooner Julia Johnson 16 April St. Vincents   to J. Stephenson / rum
May 29 brig Mary Duncan 21 April Dublin 81 settlers to order / cordage
May 29 brig Commerce Burns 28 April St. Vincents   to Irvine & Co. / rum & sugar
May 29 brig Kingston Wood 20 April Liverpool   to Irvine & Co. / salt & coals
May 29 brig Margaret Heighton 14 May St. John's, Nfld   to W. Budden / fish
May 29 brig Tweed Benson 19 April London   to — / in ballast & goods
May 29 bark Brothers Jenkinson 21 April Hull   to R. Wood & Co. / in ballast
May 30 brig Trafalgar Christopherson 26 April Waterford 107 settlers to order / in ballast
May 30 brig Dwina Yule 20 April Peterhead   to Moir & Heath / in ballast
May 30 brig John Salmon Fairbairn 22 March London   to W. Budden / in ballast
May 30 brig Edmund Castle Bains 11 March Newcastle   to Moir & Heath / coals & glass
May 30 brig Thomas Tysen Stockdale 19 March Liverpool   to G. Symes / in ballast
May 30 brig Diana Penn 21 March Liverpool   to Patterson & Weir / general cargo
May 30 ship Winscales Fisher 27 March Workington   to Patterson & Weir / general cargo
May 30 ship Ross Storey 20 April Bristol 2 settlers to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
May 30 ship Prospect Wake 19 March (April?) London   to Longley & Dyke / in ballast
May 30 bark Harbinger Watson 05 April Whitby   to J. Leather & Co.
May 30 brig Albion Ralph 04 April Sunderland   to William & George Pemberton / in ballast
May 30 brig Rose Smith 19 April Leith   to W.& G. Pemberton / in ballast
  Several accidents have occurred in port during the last ten days. On Friday a boy belonging to the Cherub fell overboard and would, have been drowned had it not been for the humane and praise worthy conduct of the captain of that vessel, who plunged into the water and rescued him just as he was sinking. From the falling of planks used as gangways by the Steam Boats, a number of persons have gotten sound duckings, and one woman got her thigh broken.
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Wednesday June 7th - CC & MH
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 30 brig Nestor Moordaff 20 April Liverpool   to W. Phillips / general cargo
May 30 bark Endeavour Collinson 23 April London Col. Bye of the Royal Engineers, lady and family, & Mr. Clark to Government, with stores
 

Colonel John Bye (By) in 1826 was appointed as Superintending Engineer of the Rideau Canal. He and his family, continued to Montreal aboard the Steam Boat New Swiftsure, on June 1st.

May 30 brig Pacific Driscoll 15 April Cork 117 settlers to W. Pentland / in ballast
May 30 brig Gratitude (175 tons) Galletly 12 April Leith Mr. Henderson, Mr. Carfriére & Master McKenzie to Handyside & Co. / general cargo
May 30 brig Shakespeare Goldie 18 April London Messrs. Stewart and Lenny, Mr.& Mrs. T.F. Molt & family, Mr. Loewenthal, Captains James Scott & James Elder, Mrs. Smith & Mr. (or Miss) H. Smith, Mrs. Farr & daughter to Moir & Heath / general cargo
May 31 bark Active Wall 12 April London Mr. Baker to H. Gowan & Co. / in ballast
May 31 brig Dew Drop Wokes 13 April London Mr. Legg & Mr. Stansfield to —? / general cargo
May 31 brigantine Adriana King 26 April Grenada   to Mr. Leaycraft / rum
May 31 bark Mary Thomas 21 April Bristol   to —? / in ballast
June 01 bark Nearchus Barker / Baker 11 April Sunderland   to —? / coals
June 01 bark Campion Fletcher 21 April Hull   to Mr. Noyes / in ballast
June 01 brig Russell Whiteway 18 April Newport   to Mr. Lemesurier / iron
June 01 bark Exmouth Hart 21 April Hull   to Mr. Noyes / in ballast
June 01 schooner Susan Landry 14 days Halifax   to Mr. Dubord / rum & sugar
June 02 schooner Victory Walker 13 days Halifax   to Quirouet & Chinic / rum
June 03 bark Thomas Banfill / Ranfill 20 April Cork 241 settlers to J.C. Campbell / in ballast
June 03 schooner Hare Snow 13 April Antigua & Halifax   to C.F. Aylwin / rum & sugar
 
Lieut. Col. Bye, Royal Engineers, who arrived from England on Tuesday last in the bark Endeavour, is, we learn from good authority, to proceed to Upper Canada, having been selected to superintend the execution of the Canal from Kingston to the Ottawa, which is to be immediately commenced.

The bark Sydney Packet, from Liverpool, was spoken off the Magdalen Islands by the Active, arrived yesterday from London and supplied with one man. The Sydney Packet had been ashore at St. Peter's Island, where the passengers (nine in number) and four seamen landed and remain.— the same vessel and a schooner are now on shore on White Island shoal.


Shipwreck.— The brig James Hunter, Bourden, from Halifax to Quebec, with a cargo of West Indian produce, was wrecked by a heavy gale with thick fog, on the 30th April, on the south side of Entry Island (Magdalen), when the fog cleared away, she was found to be about 200 feet from a sand beach, bother her boats were swamped along-side, and one man drowned ; one of the crew succeeded in reaching the shore in the chain-box, who procured assistance, and the remainder of the crew, with the passengers, succeeded in reaching the shore. All the cargo, except 6 puncheons, and a part of the materials were also saved ; it is feared the vessel will be lost ; a vessel has been chartered at Pictou, to proceed to Quebec with the cargo.

A distressing melancholy accident took place in the town of Derby, Vermont on Saturday, the 27th ult. Two men, one by the name of Elisha Goddard, the other Winthrop Fox, were engaged in rafting logs across a mill-pond, when suddenly, and unexpectedly, the raft separated, and they were both precipitated into the water. Goddard being a good swimmer, succeeded in reaching the shore, while Mr. Fox, not having the art was drowned. He was thirty-eight years three months, and seventeen days old when drowned, and left a wife and seven children (mostly small) to lament the loss of a kind, indulgent and affectionate husband and father. He was the son of Mr. Silas Fox of Stanstead, Lower Canada.


The Steamboat Lady Sherbrooke arrived Sunday evening from Quebec, having performed the passage in twenty hours and a half, including stoppage of two hours. This, we believe, is the quickest run ever made from Quebec to Montreal, with one exception, the same boat having a few years ago, performed it in nineteen hours.
The new Steamboat Edmund Henry, was on Sunday, for the first time, propelled by her engine to Laprairie. She will commence her regular trips between that village and Montreal, after her return from Quebec, whither she is going to be registered.
On Sunday morning as two large boats loaded with wood and lashed together, were coming up the river opposite the Quebec Suburb, owing to the boisterous state of the weather the ropes gave way and one of the boats swung round and upset. The men with the greatest difficulty saved, but the cargo was lost.
Last week, the Durham-boat Wellington, loaded with flour and ashes, was wrecked in coming down the Lachine rapids to avoid the canal tolls. The flour was saved but the ashes were lost. No lives were lost.
It is a singular circumstance, and we believe unprecedented, that since the opening of the navigation a considerable number of Squaws have been employed in bringing rafts from Chateaugay to Montreal ; two of whom do the work of a man, for which they receive half a dollar each—some sturdy ones take the oars and receive double wages.— Gazette

Quebec, June 1st
Comparative statement of Shipping, Tonnage and Settlers, arrived at the port of Quebec, for the period ending the 1st June 1825 and the 1st June 1826:—
Years Vessels Tonnage Settlers
1825 224 60,317 2,517
1826 232 65,646 3,529
The above statement shows an increase this season over the corresponding period last year of 8 vessels, 5,299 tons, and 912 settlers. More than 3000 of the settlers here arrived within the last eight days.

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