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Ship Arrivals at the Port of Quebec, 1832

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, Quebec Mercury QM, and the Quebec Gazette CG.
note: if ships' rigging or name of Master unpublished, it is indicated by -- (The newspapers were often filmed within their binding, making one side of some entries, unreadable, or only partly legible.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 1832.

see also St. Lawrence Steamboat Co. Passenger Records for Chambly & John Molson.

May 04 - May 30 | June 01 - July 09 | July 09 - August 27 | August 28 - November 06

1832
February 27th - MG NEW EMIGRANT BILL
  From the Quebec Mercury
  The Emigrant Tax Bill, in conformity to the despatch from the Minister of the Colonial Department, has passed through both Houses of the Legislature. It imposes a tax of 5 shillings currency a head on each adult passenger or emigrant coming to Canada, from any port in the United Kingdom ; two children under fourteen years of age and three under seven years of age, reckon as a grown person, children under twelve months do not reckon as passengers. The Bill has excited an extraordinary sensation in the mercantile body, who regard it as destructive of the shipping interest, and as the sure means of turning the route of Emigrants, even those whose ultimate destination is Canada, to New York, where a Company is generally said to be forming for the purpose of conveying Emigrants from the United Kingdom to that port, and forwarding them thence to Canada, at a lower rate than they can obtain passage to Quebec, and be forwarded to the Montreal District and to Upper Canada, by the St. Lawrence.
The views of these speculators will be materially assisted by the proposed tax, and a large annual expenditure by British subjects, which ought to benefit British ship-owners, will be turned into the pockets of foreigners. The Board of Trade presented a strong Petition to the Legislative Council against the Bill and we understand that a similar Petition, from the same body, will be laid before His Excellency.
The Emigrant population also appear to participate deeply in the feeling against the Bill, and it is evident that the funds it will in the first instance create, (as Emigrants will not be apprized of the existence of such a law in time to change their plans this season, at least not in the early part of it.) will be far more than sufficient for the relief of any probable number of sick and indigent Emigrants which can arrive in one, two, or three seasons. But the chance is, that the law will kill the goose, and the golden eggs be lost for ever, by Emigrants avoiding a British port at which they are taxable commodities.
One class, we know, will rejoice in the result this law must produce. It is that class which views with envy the prosperity attendant on the efforts of the industrious Emigrant and to whose feelings it is wormwood and gall to see the ragged bas de soie [silk stockings], late the subject of their scorn, transformed by the magic wand of severe industry, into the thriving, contented and happy cultivator, the produce of whose farm and dairy, from its superior quality, will always command a better price than the miserable productions of those who will not profit by example. This is the class who look upon Emigrants as foreign invaders of the soil, and who, instead of emulating their example, would throw every obstacle in the way, which might prevent a single Emigrant from the United Kingdom, be he possessed of capital or a pauper, be he Protestant or Catholic, from setting a foot in Lower Canada. In Upper Canada, the value of of the Emigrant population is better understood and the rapidly augmenting population of that thriving Province may, when it is too late, teach the narrow minded exclusives of Lower Canada, that an Emigrant population established within its limits, and having common views and interests with themselves, is less dangerous to their rights and properties, than an overwhelming population of the same description inhabiting another Province, and that Province requiring free and unobstructed egress and ingress to and from the ocean, with some other points, in which her interests and those of Lower Canada do not, perhaps, on all respects, exactly tally.
 
April 2nd - MG CHOLERA IN GREAT BRITAIN
  We copy the following from the New York Mercantile Advertiser,
to which we are indebted for a former comprehensive article on this subject.
  " Rumours exist that the cholera is in Liverpool, but they are not authenticated. Gore of the 16th Feb. says —" The most conflicting rumours were in town yesterday respecting this fearful visitant to our shores. From London the disease was said to have travelled rapidly to Liverpool, and in Cable street a victim was rumoured on the point of death, at six o'clock last evening. We have made every inquiry, and find that no cause as yet exists for alarm ; the cholera is not amongst us, and although we would be far from withdrawing the public mind from the consideration of a dreaded and approaching evil, still we must depreciate those morbid sensations which would fright the tale from its propriety by proclaiming that which is not, and thus, at this moment of excitement, producing consequences which a commercial country should so justly fear.
By the Glasgow Chronicle of the 13th Feb. the latest received, we learn that the following cases of cholera had occurred in that city. About fourteen days before, a case was reported in Anderson Walk and one in Barrack street, and since then, a case in Camlachie ; one in Tradeston, and one in Mill Road street ; one in McAlpine street ; one in Bishop street, Anderston (a woman who had attended on the preceding case.) two cases in the Goose Dubbs ; two in the Bridgegate, all of which terminated fatally. The cholera has also appeared in Partick, (a small village two miles west of Glasgow) At Kelvindock, three miles N.W. on the Canal and Kelvin, there have been four cases and two deaths ; and at Paisley, a large manufacturing town seven miles W. of Glasgow.
On the cases in Glasgow only two have been reported to the Board of Health. It seems that the Editor of the Chronicle, and the Lord Provost, have been firing "paper bullets" in consequence of the former having published some cases, as cholera, which the Board of Health would not recognize as such.
The Chronicle says — Since our last no new cases of cholera has occurred at Kirkintilloch, and the two remaining cases, John Ronald and Elizabeth Russell, are now both convalescent. From the energetic measures adopted by the Board of Health, every house in which the infection appeared being regularly fumigated, and new clothing being provided for the convalescent, and those most exposed to the infection — there is reason to hope that the disease may have expended itself in that quarter. Every precaution continues to be taken by the inhabitants, by avoiding communication with infected houses, and supplying them with warm clothing.
At Coatbridge the disease has again unfortunately broken out. Yesterday there were three cases, and one death. Its introduction there is attributed by the people of Hillhead, to a young woman, who had stopped there some days on her way to Coatbridge, in one of the infected houses.
We publish the names of the streets in Glasgow, where the cases of cholera had occurred, for our numerous Scotch readers have expressed much anxiety to be informed on this point.
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April 12th - MG The Montreal Emigrant Society will receive Tenders until Monday, the 7th May next, from persons willing to Contract for the Transport of such Emigrants as may be forwarded by the Society, during the ensuing Season, by Steamboat or Batteaux from Montreal to Laprairie, Chateauguay, Cascades, Cornwall, Prescott, Brockville, Kingston, Carrying Place, Bay of Quinte, York, Carillon, and Bytown, respectively. Two Children under fourteen, or Three Children under seven to be reckoned as one Passenger, and all infants, under twelve months, to be taken gratis.
Will be received at the same time Tenders for such Cartage as may be required on Inland Routes for the Transportation of Emigrants and their Baggage. The Tenders to state the price per cwt. and per mile for one or two horses, with drivers and suitable vehicles for such conveyance.
Tenders will be received for part or whole of the above
For particulars, application to be made at the Secretary's Office, Brick Buildings, St. Lawrence Hill.
  John C. Gundlack,
R. Secretary, M.E.S.
Montreal, April 2, 1832
 
April 16th - CG TRAVELLING TO UPPER CANADA
  We learn from a passenger by the Upper Canada stage, on Saturday, that the stage crossed that day on the ice from the Cascades to Point Claire, over Isle Perrault ; the ice was quite good on the first part of the crossing, but between the Island and Point Claire, the horses broke through.
The channel in Lake St. Francis is free from ice, but on Saturday it was still firm in the larger portion of the lake. In the lower lake, St. Louis, it is in most parts still strong, but from the mouth of the Chateauguay river, and downwards, it has broken away.
The Dalhousie steamer, purchased lately by H. Dickinson, Esq., was to descend this day from Prescott to Cornwall. This boat will commence plying on Lake St. Francis as soon as the ice will permit. The Neptune, also belonging to the Upper Canada stage and steamboat line, is likewise ready, and will join the line, when the active season for business and travelling arrives.
The new boat called Swan, built at Hawkesbury last fall, waits only for the breaking up of the ice in Lake St. Louis, to commence operations ; the engines which have been fitted into her during the winter, on being lately set in motion, were found to work in the most satisfactory manner.
 
May 2nd - QG In the ship Hibernia, from Liverpool, Charles Swain, lady, two daughters and sevant, England : Joseph Mason ; J.A. Perkins ; James Connell ; Alexander Leslie ; R.F. Maitland, Montreal : James Wallis ; William Thomson ; James Nairne, Scotland : H. McKenney, Dublin : J.H. Dunbar, Cork : Capt. Clark and Ensign Currie, 66th Regiment, British Army : H.W. Egerton, London : John Deane, England.
In the William Collins, to sail from Liverpool for Quebec, 30th March, Messrs. J.G. McLean ; John McNider ; Alexander Hamilton ; David Bellhouse ; Alexander Clark and A.C. Montgomerie.
 
May 5th - QM The first vessels from sea arrived at 10 last night; they were the Intrepid from Hull on the 25th March, and the Canada from Greenock, on the 28th of the same month. Neither vessel brought to at Grosse Isle, and they are both ordered back to the quarantine ground, as an example, to prevent others violating the law in the same manner. These vessels bring no news.
 
May 7th - MG & QG EMIGRATION
  It affords us much pleasure, in perusing the latest papers received from the mother country, to perceive the numerous notices which are taken of the very extensive emigration which will take place during this season in Quebec. We copy a few items, and can merely say, that let them follow each other like wave after wave, they will be received with a welcome by those who are desirous of seeing this Province colonized by the children of old England.
  An order in Council was issued on 28th March, obliging all vessels from the United Kingdom for the United States or British America, with fifty persons on board, including the Master and Crew, to be provided with a regularly educated Surgeon from London, Edinburgh, Glasgow or Dublin, and also with a medicine chest such as is generally made use of on board of His Majesty's Ships.
  Preparations are now making in all parts of Great Britain for Emigration to America.
Two fine ships, the Marmion and the Caroline, of 500 tons burden each, sailed on Sunday last from the London Docks for Quebec, with above 200 emigrants on board each vessel, proceeding to Upper Canada ; there were many families consisting of from ten to fourteen individuals, who appeared, from their smiling and contended faces, to have left few objects to regret behind them. We understand that these are very different class of persons to those who, in former years, have emigrated to our American colonies, most of them being respectable farmers and tradesmen. The vessels are engaged to return to London for the purpose of carrying out other settlers whose passage is already engaged.
The rage for emigrating to Canada and New South Wales, is daily increasing, particularly to the former ; nearly 100 ships of the first class are now fitting out in the Docks of London, to carry passengers and goods to those Colonies. — Bell's Messenger
   
  Thursday afternoon, forty-three individuals, men, women and children, natives of this town and neighbourhood, embarked on board a barge at Caversham Bridge, for Liverpool, to take their passage for New York.
Mr. Mansford Nott informs us that such vast numbers are flocking to Liverpool, to embark for America, that ships are all full for the next voyage.
Emigrants should manage to reach Liverpool at a time they are not likely to be detained. It would be a great charity to form a society in this town, for giving emigrants information. — Reading Mercury
   
  Frome, March 14. — The parish of Frome has offered fifteen months pay to any poor family, now receiving parish relief, to assist them to emigrate to Upper Canada, provided the whole sum does not exceed £600. This amounts to double the sum granted last year, and will probably be increased by private subscriptions, and in compliance with the liberal offer from the parish authorities of that town, no less than 140 persons belonging to Frome are about to emigrate to Upper Canada ; they consist of eighteen families and eleven single individuals ; it is expected they will leave this place for Bristol on or about the 21st instant. A great number of families are anxious to follow them from the same parish, but it has been found impossible to provide sufficient funds. About seventy persons emigrated last year from the adjoining parish of Cotsley, and nearly the same number from Bradley, in this county. Nothing of the kind is more striking than the boldness and confidence of success with which these poor persons set out for such remote parts of the world. About ninety persons have quitted Frome for America within the last year, from whom letters have been continually received, inviting their friends and relations to follow them, many of which letters are now published in a cheap form, and certified by the clergy, churchwardens, overseers, and four other gentlemen of Frome, as being faithfully copied from the originals, with the exceptions of occasional corrections of spelling, and some omissions of private matter. Previously to the departure of the poor persons, the benevolent ladies and gentlemen of Frome, (who are ever willing, both with hand and purse, to assist their poorer brethren) will provide them with clothes, bedding, tools, and almost numberless articles, not accepting religious books, without regard to expense. Every emigrant has his separate bag and parcel, well filled and carefully packed.
One hundred and fifty-six persons have left Frome on their way to Bristol, to embark for Canada. The greater portion of these emigrants leave the country in consequence of the entreaties of their friends who have gone before them and prospered. — Bath Chronicle
   
  East Lothian. — The emigration of the tenantry to America still goes on steadily. It is difficult to say where it will stop. Every one who goes away renders it more probable that another will follow him. The great bar to emigration is the dislike to go to a country where one is a stranger. But now America is to the East Lothian farmer not only a land of promise, but a land filled with friends and acquaintances ; and in leaving his native land to cross the Atlantic, he feels he is about to join those with whom his earliest associations are connected. By remaining at home, he will soon be surrounded with strange faces ; and he is forced to quit his country, and his farm, that he may keep up his intimacy with those whom he esteems, and not be compelled, in the evening of his days, to form new connections.
There are this year a greater number of people leaving this part of the country for America than we ever before remember. Besides the six vessels at present ready in Leith, which we believe are all full of passengers and goods, carrying out in all about 500 passengers, there are three or four more to be laid on immediately for the same purpose, and we have on [sic] doubt they will be equally successful. The Diana, Miller, sailed on Tuesday, with about 20 passengers for Halifax. The Triton, McLean, left the harbour on Wednesday for Quebec, with about 60 passengers ; and the Wallington, Young, leaves this day for Quebec and Montreal, with upwards of 100 passengers. There are two other vessels, each with nearly as many passengers, to sail next week, the one for Quebec and Montreal, and the other for New York.
Six vessels are about to sail from Leith for British America with passengers, and three or four other vessels are to be laid on immediately for the same destination.
The mania for emigration rages just now in the country to an unheard of extent. More people have quitted, or intend quitting, Elginshire for America this spring, than during the last ten years. From the small village of Rothesalone no fewer than sixteen intend sailing, in the same vessel, for the western hemisphere.
A number of families have left Methven in order to ship at Dundee for the Canadas ; a considerable number are also to join them from the middle of the Carse of Gowrie. They consist chiefly of ploughmen, wrights, smiths, tailors, and weavers ; most of them have friends out before them. A good number more intend to embark for the same destination, from various parts of the country, in the end of April.
Among the emigrants from Fife, on board a vessel which sailed from Dundee roads, for Quebec, is a woman seventy-six years of age — she goes out, of course, not as "a tiller of ground," but to escape being left friendless, the last of her family, from this country, being in the vessel along with her. She carries out £300 — a considerable sum, considering the small means she had for acquiring it, in going messages for farmers, in the neighbourhood. Another vessel laden with Fife emigrants, sailed from Leven and another from the same port will sail next week. — Fife Herald
 
May 7th - MG & QG Passengers by the packet ship Canada, from Liverpool, 1st April, arrived at New York 1st May. Messrs. Joseph Shuter, 47 ; William Stephens, 40 and Francis Hunter, 28, of Montreal : John Leather, 40 ; James Hamilton, 27 ; George B. Symes, 29 ; Donald Fraser, 45 and Thomas Ryan, 27, of Quebec : James Baxter, 41, of Stanstead ; John Reid, 31, of Glasgow, for Montreal : Hon. Mr. John Elmsley, 32 & Mrs. Charlotte Elmsley, 18 and George Munro, 32, of York, plus Michael Goodall, 17.
In the packet ship Columbia, from London & Portsmouth, 1st April, arrived at New York 2nd May., Mr. Jacob Bigelow, 35, of Montreal and Sir Thomas Beaver, Bart., 35 ; Mr. Charles Ford, 28, and lady, Diana Ford, 22, of England.
 
   
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Monday May 7th - CG
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 04 ship Intrepid Robinson 25 March Hull Mr. R. Methley ; Mr. James Goldsworthy to R. Methley / general cargo
  Montreal May 10th :— The steerage passengers by the Intrepid from Hull, reached Montreal by the Hercules steamer from Quebec. They are nearly all young unmarried men, principally from Beverley in Yorkshire. As they are unencumbered with families, (which the Captain refused to take,) and are possessed of some means, they are a very desirable class of emigrant for either province. [Upper Canada or Lower Canada]
May 04 ship Canada Allan 28 March Greenock the Rev'd. Mr. Miller ; the Rev'd. Mr. Shanks ; Mr.& Mrs. Neil Stuart ; Mr. Ross Robertson ; Mr. Thomas Ure ; Mr. David Mack ; Mr. A. Campbell ; Mr. Auld ; Mrs. Reid to Laurie & Spence / general cargo
 
Buenos Ayres, Feb. 16th.— Arrived, American brig Buenos Ayres, Adams, from New York 20th December 1831, with general cargo to Zimmerman, Frazier & Co.
Passengers: Messrs. Edward O'Hara and S.K. Tibbets.

Shipping Intelligence:
The Lady Aylmer went down to the Quarantine Station yesterday on a pleasure trip. The Cherub from Greenock, the Canada and the Intrepidwere lying there. The Intrepid returned this morning with the pratique red signal, and is preparing to discharge at Goudie's Wharf.

The Canada came into the Gulf the 20th April — was ten days there in heavy ice — saw the Cherub and Filly fast in it.
The Intrepid also reports having seen a great deal of ice of Cape Ray — saw the following vessels :— Robertson, Cicely, Dryope, Lord John Russel, Broadstairs, Marmion, Town of Ross and another, unknown.

... The Cholera has broken out at Paris, and up to the 28th [March] there had been four deaths. In London it is gradually increasing. The number of deaths was 915 — Grand Total 2305.
The passage of the Law levying a Tax on Emigrants at Quebec was well known in London on the 23rd, in Dublin on the 26th, and at Belfast on the 28th March.
Vice Admiral Sir P. Malcomb has recommended to the Government that the North American packets should proceed in future, no further than Halifax, and that a small schooner should be employed to take the mail thence to Bermuda, by which change, three instead of four packets would suffice for duty.
By an Order in Council of the 27th of March it is decreed that all vessels carrying fifty passengers, including the crew and master, to the British possessions in North America, or to the United States of America, shall carry a surgeon, in order to prevent, as far as possible, the disease called cholera morbus reaching those places. By another Order in Council, all vessels departing from Scotland will be required to do the same ; and the Surgeons who are to continue the whole of the voyage, it states will be required to show certificates of their having passed their examinations at Surgeons' Hall in London, or at Royal College of Surgeons at Edinburgh or Dublin, or before the Medical Faculty of the University of Glasgow...
 
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Wednesday May 9th - CG
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 09 brig Cicely Sewell 27 March Liverpool   to Gillespie, Finlay & Co. / general cargo, for Montreal
May 09 brig Cherub Miller 28 March Greenock   to Robert Shaw / general cargo, for Montreal
May 09 ship Canada     From her three day's quarantine at Grosse Isle, for Montreal
 
The following vessels are riding quarantine at Grosse Isle ; Quebec Packet, Spalding, 45 days from London ; Filly, Thornton, 48 days from London ; Canadian, Morgan, 46 days, from London ; Marmion, Hopper, 42 days, from London ; Lord John Russel, Ritchie, 49 days, from Newcastle.
No sickness on board these vessels ; they perform quarantine in consequence of not having a clean bill of health.

Quarantine Anchorage - [Grosse Ile]
We have been much pleased with an examination of the Plan of the Quarantine Ground, drawn by Mr. Bowen, midshipman R.N., from the Survey of Commander Bayfield, and published by order of the House of Assembly. The anchorage is completely sheltered from the W,. N.W., N., and N.E. ; indeed from all winds, owing to the banks at the mouth of the entrance. But by dropping down to Ile Ste. Marguerite, the shelter from the E., S., and S.W. is complete. This harbour as one for ships was unknown before the late Survey.
The whole extent of the harbour is from the west end of Grosse Ile to the east of Ile Ste. Marguerite, about three miles, having the latter Island and Cliff Island on the South, and the former and Ile aux Deux Tétes on the North. It varies in breadth from 400 to 600 yards, rather less than than half the breadth of the St. Lawrence opposite Quebec, the depth is from 7 to 10 fathoms, bottom clay and mud, the best holding bottom. 100 or 150 sail could, we apprehend, lie easily in it.
The quarantine ground, strictly, is between Grosse Ile and Cliff Island a section of Ile Ste. Marguerite separated from it by a narrow channel at low water. It is entered at the west end of the Islands by two channels, the northerly one in 3½ to 4½ fathoms at low water, about 300 yards wide ; the southerly one, (the best,) in 4¼ to 6 fathoms at low water, and about 500 yards wide. The bottom is clay and mud.
About three miles below the quarantine anchorage there is another entrance from the common ship channel, by a passage about 400 yards broad in 6 to 7½ fathoms. The Ile aux Deux Tétes, immediately on entering, forms a most secure harbour against north easters.
Commander Bayfield's Survey has already been instrumental in improving the navigation of our fine river, and, we have no doubt, when his complete Chart is published, that it will still further be very much improved. The readiness which he has at all times shewn to convey the information he possessed, and indeed the zeal he has exhibited to advance the interests of our navigation, while they reflect so much credit upon himself personally, shew also the public and liberal views of the English Admiralty.
 
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Monday May 14th - CG
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 11 ship Dryope Hamilton 29 March Liverpool Mr. Grant to R. Ross / general cargo
May 11 ship John Welsh Woodhouse 29 March Liverpool Mr. Wanton to James Scott / general cargo
May 11 ship Kingston Crouch 26 March London   to W. Price / in ballast
May 11 bark Great Britain Swinburn 20 March London Mr. W. Meyer to W. Price / in ballast
May 11 bark Town of Ross Evans 29 March Ross 105 settlers to J.P. Thirlwall / in ballast
May 11 bark Ipswich Maltby 26 March London   to Pembertons / in balance, for Montreal
May 11 bark Centurion Hepenstal 25 March London   to H. Atkinson
May 11 brig Spring Horsley 27 March London Mr. Daniels ; Mr. Reiffenstein to order / in ballast
May 11 brig Albion Isaacs 29 March Cork 74 settlers to W. Price / in ballast
May 12 brig Irton 01 April Liverpool 24 settlers general cargo, for Montreal
May 12 brig Southampton Stowe 21 March Grenada Mr. Burton to J. Leaycraft / rum
May 12 brig Grenada Tuzo 05 April Grenada Mr. Rees to J. Leaycraft / rum
May 12 ship Margaret Sumpton 29 March Liverpool Mr.& Mrs. Curry ; Messrs. Anderson ; Elmherst ; Shaw ; Poston to Denholm and Douglas / general cargo
May 12 ship Strathisla Bonneyman 24 March Plymouth Messrs. John Campbell ; Reiffenstein senior ; Picherigall ; Mr.& Mrs. Ratcliffe, son & daughter | 11 settlers to J.C. Campbell / general cargo
May 13 ship Sir John Beresford Boag 29 March Liverpool   to J.C. Campbell / general cargo
May 13 ship Superior Brown 29 March Bristol 22 settlers to W. Budden
May 13 brigantine William Kelly 16 April Arichat   to A.C. Freer & Co. / rum
May 13 bark Concord Jones 02 April Bristol 270 passengers to order / in ballast
May 13 bark Dominica Bowman 29 March Cork 60 passengers to William Price & Co. / in ballast
May 13 bark Latona Gallilee 31 March Liverpool   to R. Shaw / in ballast
May 13 bark British Sovereign Thompson 01 April London Mrs. Simpson ; Mr.& Mrs. Hacker ; Mr.& Mrs. Granger ; Mrs. Allsoppe : Misses Trew ; Richmond ; Reed : Messrs. Googer ; Palmer ; Kelly ; Anderson ; McKay ; McKenzie to William Price & Co. / in general
May 13 brig Quebec Packet Anderson 28 March Aberdeen   to H.G. Forsyth & Co. / general cargo
May 13 brig James Daughton Dawson 04 April Liverpool 14 passengers to J. Campbell / general cargo
May 13 brig Martha Sweetland 20 March Lisbon   to Price & Co. / fruit & salt
May 13 brig Broadstairs Blagden 18 March Newcastle   to H. Gowan / general cargo
May 13 sloop Ste. Anne Gibb 01 April Barbadoes   to Ross / sugar &c.
May 13 brig William Daly 16 April Arichat   to A. Freer & Co. / rum &c.
May 13 brig Procris Arnold 06 April Poole 150 settlers to Lemesurier / in ballast
May 13 brig Horatio Sparks 29 March Liverpool   general cargo, for Montreal
May 14 ship Artemis Sparks 28 March Liverpool Miss Stansfield ; Messrs. A. Cringen ; Borradalla [?] ; Hellesin ; Shaw ; Brown ; Kerr ; G. Savage ; S. Savage ; Rowbottom : Stinson to Masson & Co. / general cargo
May 14 bark Thames Thompson 01 April Plymouth   to J. Leather & Co. / in ballast
May 14 bark Cicero Evans 01 April Cork   to W. Price & Co. / in ballast
 
Shipping Intelligence:
All the vessels which have arrived were detained by ice more or less long. The Spring was three weeks on this side of Cape Ray, and saw a large number of vessels in the ice with their sails furled. The City of Waterford was six days in the ice. Several vessels have their outside planking completely worn through by the ice. The Ottawa, Rebecca and about 20 others arrived at the Quarantine Station last night. Those not having clean bills will be detained three days we suppose. — Wind strong at N.E.
The Kingfisher and Unicorn have been seen in the Gulph.
The Driope [Dryope], John Welsh, and Great Britain, proceeded from Montreal on Friday night, in tow of the British America.
The Margaret, Burton, which wintered at Three Rivers, has not come down. The Felix Souligny, which wintered at Montreal, was nearly ready for sea on Saturday.
The Artemis suffered damage in the ice, and was obliged to put into Newfoundland to repair.
Bark Cottingham, Short, 1st April from London, was spoken by the Superior on the Green Bank, the 25th ult.
The Sir John Beresford and Irton proceeded for Montreal yesterday early ; and today the Superior, Artemis, Horatio, and British Sovereign. These six vessels, registering 1,694 tons, are to be taken in tow at one time by the John Bull, Steamer.
Liverpool April 1st :— Cleared for Quebec, Sir George Murray, Indus, Brown and Rapid.
The Fanny, Wilton, and John and Mary were to sail from Newcastle April 10th.
Sailed from Gravesend, April 1st, Fleetwood, for Quebec.
The Hummingbird cleared at Bermuda for Quebec before April 17th.
The Elizabeth, Babin, cleared at Halifax for Quebec, 30th ult.

New Steamboats:
Two of the new steamboats intended for the trade between this city [Montreal] and Quebec, have been launched during the week. The fine new boat belonging to Mr. James Greenfield, built at Shea & Merritt's yard was safely launched yesterday afternoon, and went off in gallant style. She is called Canadian Eagle. The St. Patrick, belonging to Sir John Caldwell, was also launched a few days ago at Quebec. — Montreal Gazette
 
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Wednesday May 16th - CG
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 14 ship Robertson Neil 26 March Greenock Messrs. F. Reid ; J. Hamilton ; J. Neil ; J.E, Ross ; R. Rodger ; J.M. Thomas ; J. Burton ; W.G Robertson ; T. Railton to Masson, Larocque, Strang & Co. / general cargo
May 14 bark General Wolfe Redpath 05 April Plymouth 220 settlers in ballast
May 14 bark Indus 03 April Liverpool   to Rodger, Dean & Co. / in ballast
May 14 bark Janus Richards 01 April Falmouth 65 settlers to Rodger, Dean & Co. / in ballast
May 14 brig Alarm Wills 02 April Poole   to Pembertons
May 14 brig Rapid Tweedie / Tweedle 01 April Liverpool 10 settlers to R.P. Ross / general cargo
May 14 brig Prince George Morrison 20 March Alloa [Clackmannan, Scotland] 16 settlers to Rodger, Dean & Co. / general cargo
May 14 bark Exmouth Greig 01 April Plymouth 92 settlers to Gilmour & Co. / in ballast
May 14 bark Harvey Jordieson 04 April Limerick 245 settlers to William Price & Co. / in ballast
May 14 bark Euphrosyne Sampson / Samson 31 March Bridgwater, Somerset 208 settlers to T. Froste & Co. / bricks
May 14 brig Springflower Brown 30 March Padstow 128 settlers to William Price & Co. / in ballast
May 15 East India Company ship Mangles Carr — /
09 days
Canton, China / Halifax   to Forsyth & Co. / Teas
May 15 ship Unicorn Troup 30 March Liverpool Mr. T. Melbourn ; Mr. J. Harkus & sister ; Mr. J. Dyson, all from Upper Canada to H.G. Forsyth / general cargo
May 15 bark Trial Scott 05 April Plymouth   to order / in ballast
May 15 bark Airthy Castle Curling 29 March Bristol   to A. Gilmour / iron
May 15 bark Blenthiem Franklin 04 April Cowes   to H. Lemesurier / in ballast
May 15 bark Royal Adelaide Taylor 01 April Falmouth Mr. Vivian to order / in ballast
May 15 brig Susan Nicholson 29 March Plymouth   to H. Lemesurier / fruit
May 15 brig Oscar Banks 03 April Dartmouth   to R.F. Maitland / in ballast
May 15 brig Malta Williams 29 March Poole   to Pembertons / in ballast
May 15 brig Humming Bird / Hummingbird Young 16 April Bermuda   to J. Leaycraft / sugar
May 15 brig Mentor Barlow 25 March London settlers (some from Kent) to Pembertons / in ballast
May 15 bark Ottawa Douglass 28 March London Mr. Masson ; Mr. Cadwell ; Mrs. Douglas ; Miss Freer : in the steerage, Johnson, Royal Artillery general cargo, for Montreal
May 15 brig Charlotte Sloan 01 April Liverpool   to J. Leather & Co. / Salt
May 15 brig Promise Shearer 31 March Liverpool   to J. Leather & Co. / Salt
 
Shipping Intelligence:
Ant of Glasgow, Lord of the Isles, and others reported, are at Grosse Isle.
The Ottawa was 16 and the Airthry Castle 17 days among the ice, the latter was much damaged.
The Harrison and Tomb, one of the missing vessels, hence the 28th November last for Carmarthen, was wrecked on one of the Magdalen Islands, the Mate and two Seamen drowned. Two of the hands have come up in the William from Arichat.
 
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Friday May 18th - CG
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 16 brig Dryden Taylor 29 March London   to A. Lemesurier & Co. / in ballast
May 16 brig St. George Thompson 04 April Maryport   to order / in ballast
May 16 bark Baltic Merchant Neagle 31 March London   to order
May 16 bark Benjamin Shaw Graystock 24 March London   to Pembertons
May 16 bark Priscilla Haycock 06 April Limerick 91 settlers to W. Price & Co. / in ballast
May 16 bark Don Liddle 04 April Liverpool   to order / in ballast
May 16 ship Christopher Knight 28 March London   to G. Symes & son / in ballast
May 16 ship Onondago Morgan 31 March London 90 settlers to J.S. Campbell / in ballast
May 16 brig Catherine Clarke 08 April Newry 157 settlers to order / in ballast
May 16 brig Isabella Donaldson 19 March Dundee 43 settlers to — / general cargo
May 16 brig Molson Elliot 23 March Dundee 49 settlers to Moir & Heath / general cargo
May 16 brig Canning Reed 23 March London   to R. Maitland / general cargo
May 16 brig Cottingham Short 01 April London   to Pembertons / in ballast
May 16 brig Breeze Gorman 05 April Limerick 274 settlers to Pembertons / in ballast
May 16 bark Baltic Evans 41 days Yarmouth 40 settlers to Pembertons / in ballast
May 16 bark Medusa Wilson 46 days Bridgwater 98 settlers to Pembertons / bricks
May 16 bark William & Mary Scott 30 March Colchester   to Pembertons / in ballast
May 16 bark Tobago Stephens 04 April Bristol 129 settlers to Pembertons / in ballast
May 16 brig Rhydiol Riddle 02 April Aberystwith 27 settlers to Pembertons / in ballast
May 16 brig Prince Regent Besance 29 March Newport   to Pembertons / in ballast
May 16 bark David Gilmour 02 April Bristol 38 settlers to Sheppard & Campbell / iron
May 16 bark Lord of the Isles Bain 14 March Shields   to H. Forsyth & Co. / coals
May 16 bark Kingston Lewens 01 April Plymouth 114 settlers to H. Lemesurier & Co. / in ballast
May 16 brig Earl of Dalhousie Boyd 27 March Greenock Capt. Rayside to Lawrie & Spence / general cargo
May 16 brig Harmony Peart 31 March Bristol   to — / in ballast
May 16 brig Salem Griegson 21 March Newcastle   to R.F. Maitland & Co. / coals
May 16 brig Earl of Aberdeen Mearns 01 April Belfast 270 settlers to Moir & Heath / bricks
May 16 brig Thames Adams 03 April Glasgow   to Rodger & Dean / in ballast
May 16 brig Pembroke Castle Stansbury 05 April Bristol 50 settlers to — / iron
May 16 brig Argus Potts 06 April Sligo 122 settlers to A. Gilmour & Co. / in ballast
May 16 ship Rebecca Laurie 01 April Greenock Dr. Mills & family | 43 settlers to Laurie & Spence / general cargo
May 16 ship Hero Campion 05 April Bristol 26 settlers — / in ballast
May 17 ship Fleetwood Thrift 28 March London 20 settlers to H. Lemesurier & Co. / in ballast
May 17 ship Quintin Leitch, 485 tons Adam McKay 05 April Newry 396 settlers to H. Lemesurier & Co. / in ballast
May 17 Ship General Graham Craigie 27 March Alloa 12 settlers to A. Gilmour & Co. / coals
May 17 ship Bolivar Dorman 03 April Belfast 279 settlers to — / general cargo
May 17 ship Caroline Grieg 25 March London Mr. Cattermole| 203 settlers to W. Patton & Co. / in ballast
May 17 bark Scott Wilson 17 March Sunderland   to H. Lemsurier & Co. / coals
May 17 [bark] Asia Stoveld 04 April Portsmouth 25 settlers to G. Symes & son / in ballast
May 17 bark Ant Pye 04 April Glasgow   to A. Gilmour & Co, / in ballast
May 17 bark Bolivar Richards 31 March Plymouth 46 settlers to H. Lemesurier & Co. / in ballast
May 17 [brig] Lancaster Creighton 05 April Dublin 202 settlers to G. Symes & son / in ballast
May 17 [bark] Regent Quickfall 03 April Liverpool   to H.G. Forsyth & Co. / salt
May 17 [brig] Wilson Pope 28 March Hull   to R. Methley / in ballast
May 17 brig Six Sisters Douthwaite 41 days Lancaster 45 settlers to G. Symes & son / in ballast
May 17 [brig] Juno Hall 08 April Port Rush 85 settlers to T. Curry / coals
May 17 brig Sir John T. Duckworth Williams 06 April Trinidad   to J. Leaycraft / sugar
May 17 brig Trade Lewis 28 March London   to — / in ballast
May 17 brig Ceres Dunn 01 April London   to W. Price & Co. / in ballast
May 17 brig Swan Lamb 01 April Belfast 57 settlers to T. Curry / in ballast
May 17 brig Andromeda Wilkie 31 March Liverpool 30 settlers to George Symes & son / salt
May 17 brig Margaret Balfour Gellatly 26 March Dundee 23 settlers to Laurie & Spence / general cargo
May 17 schooner Marie Catherine Bell 20 days Halifax   to J. Leaycraft / rum
May 17 [schooner] Elizabeth Babin 29 days Halifax   to Robert Shortis / rum
May 17 [schooner] Greyhound Laudry 17 days Halifax   to Robert Shortis / rum
May 17 [?] Pearl Brown 05 April Lisbon   to P.D. Burnet / fruit
May 17 ship William Collins 31 March Liverpool Messrs. Alexander Clark ; J.G. McLean ; John Macnider ; David Bellhouse ; Alexander Hamilton ; A. Montgomerie to H.G. Forsyth & Co. / general cargo
May 17 ship Brilliant Barclay 31 March Aberdeen 175 settlers to H.G. Forsyth & Co. / in ballast
  The Brilliant from Aberdeen upset on Friday night [25 May], while at anchor in the stream. Her boat, with six men, adjusting ropes and a kedge anchor for the purpose of righting her, was also upset and one man lost his life.
May 17 bark Endymion Garbutt 30 March Liverpool   to Mr. Thistleton / in ballast
May 17 bark St. David Dale 28 March Plymouth 80 settlers to H. Lemesurier& Co. / in ballast
May 17 bark Francis & Harriet Dodds 31 March Newcastle   to H.G. Forsyth & Co. / in ballast
May 17 bark Nester Yuill 31 March Newcastle   to Carter & Muckle / coals
May 17 bark Pomona Wheatley 31 March Newcastle   to Moir & Heath / coals
May 17 brig Marys Jacobson 04 April Newcastle   to G. Symes & son / in ballast
May 17 [schooner] Mecinae [?] Haywood 11 days Newfoundland   to James Hunt / in ballast
May 17 ship Ariadne Arnold 29 March Bristol 84 settlers to W. Budden & Co. / general cargo
May 17 ship John Barry Davidson 02 April London   to L.S. Levey & Co. / in ballast
May 17 brig Hector Reid 22 March Dundee   to Leslie Stuart & Co. / general cargo
  ..also a bark and two brigs, one from the West Indies with A.C. Freer & Co.'s signal..
 

Passengers at New York:
In the 8th April Packet John Jay, from Liverpool, arrived at New York 11th May, Major William D. Mercer 33, of —borough and servant [Robert Oliphant 16] ; Dr. McCartney of —borough ; Mr. William Wilson 19, of —borough ; Mr. Sidney Hawes 42, of London ; Mr Geoffry Hall 25, Mr. Thomas Need 23, Mr. Henry Holley 23, and Mr. John Taylor 26, of London ; Mr. John Alexander 26, of Dublin ; Messrs. Joseph Weld 21, and Lorenzo Weld 20, of Dublin ; Mr. Southby Gapper 42, Mrs. Mary Gapper 25, and Miss Lucy M. Gapper 4, of York, Upper Canada ; Mr. William Gamble 26, and Mr. Darcy Bolton 18, of York, Upper Canada ; Mr. Henry C. Buckley 31, of Wales ; Mr. George Gibson 30, of Liverpool ; Mr. Malcolm McIntyre 32, of Montreal.


Shipping Intelligence:
Sixteen sail were at Grosse Isle yesterday. Among them the Branches and Endeavour from London, Iona and Cornwall. The Salem from Newcastle, has returned to Grosse Isle in consequence of having come up without certificate of health from the Boarding Officer there.
 
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Monday May 21st - CG
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 18 brig Faside McArthur 03 April Glasgow   to Gilmour & Co. / in ballast
May 18 brig Flora Marshall 01 April Sunderland 1 settler to order / coals
May 18 bark Endeavor Collinson 05 April London Capt. O'Bryan ; Mr. E. O'Bryan ; Mr. Pring ; Mr. Haynes ; Mr. Thomas Haynes ; Mr.& Mrs. Foster ; Miss Stiers ; Miss Marshall to Lindsay / general cargo
May 18 brig Esther Nicholson 08 April Trinidad   to A.C. Freer & Co. / sugar
May 18 ship Nailer McColl 03 April Greenock 172 settlers to J. Munn / general cargo
May 18 ship Lord Sidmouth Gales 01 April London 14 settlers to Lemesurier / in ballast
May 18 ship Nautilus Robson 29 March London   to L.S. Levey & Co. / in ballast
May 18 ship Branches Atkinson 27 March London 97 settlers to H. Atkinson / in ballast
May 18 bark Emerald Shuter 01 April London 1 settler to G. Symes / in ballast
May 18 brig Bragilla Irwin 21 March London   to J. Campbell / in ballast
May 18 brig Elizabeth Layton 25 March London   to Pembertons / in ballast
May 18 brig Iona Smith 05 April London 44 settlers to order / general cargo
May 18 brig Eden Parsel 02 April Sunderland   to W. Price / coals
May 18 brig Elizabeth Sedman 30 March London   to R.F. Maitland / general cargo
May 18 brig Henry Jobbing 28 March London   to Pembertons / in ballast
May 18 brig Pedestrian Bell 29 March London   to J. Brown / in ballast
May 18 bark Cornwall Taylor 29 March London   to G. Symes & son / in ballast
May 18 bark Corsair, 264 tons Sommerville / Summerville 01 April Whitby 75 settlers to —
May 18 bark Quebec Baxter 03 April Glasgow   to A. Gilmour & Co. / in ballast
May 18 bark Sir William Bensley Sellers 21 April [March] Scarborough 12 settlers to J.S. Campbell
May 18 brig George Cornforth 26 March Newcastle   to — / coals
May 18 brig Latona Cortes 01 April London   to H. Lemesurier & Co. / in ballast
May 18 brig Aimwell Morrison 01 April Aberdeen 24 settlers to Moir & Heath / in ballast
May 18 [?] Ianthe Langley 01 April Sunderland   to A. Gilmour & Co. / in ballast
May 18 brig Annandale Anderson 31 March Aberdeen 61 settlers H. Forsyth & Co.
May 18 brig Braganza Brown 16 April St. Vincent's Mr. Punton to J.P. Thirlwall / rum
May 18 brig Reform Cawson 31 March Liverpool   to — / general cargo
May 18 brig Venus Simmonds 05 April Yarmouth 119 settlers to — / in ballast
May 18 brig Alert Bentson 03 April Hull 17 settlers to Leslie, Stuart & Co. / general cargo
May 18 brig Smales, 161 tons Tyers 22 March Whitby 20 passengers to H. Lemesurier & Co. / in ballast
May 20 brig Triton Denton 03 April Sunderland   to G. Symes / coals
 
Passengers:
At Halifax, N.S. in the Janet, from Liverpool, the Rev'd. Mr. Alder, representative of the Wesleyan missionary conference.

Shipping Intelligence:
It has blown a gale from the eastward today with heavy rain — only three brigs arrived, not reported, one the Kingfisher.
The Margaret and New Felix Souligny are hourly expected down.
The Sir William Bensley, came up the north of Scotland, made the Orkneys four days after sailing, and the banks in 18 — experienced but little delay from ice.
The Triton from Sunderland, left Grosse Isle at noon yesterday ; very few vessels remaining at the station ; the Favourite and Kingfisher among them.
The brig Sophia, Eaton, formerly Niel, arrived in Dublin. from New York, on 2nd April, having completed her eighth trip across the Atlantic in 12 months and 6 days. Her trips were twice to Montreal, once to Quebec, and once to New York. — Montreal Gazette
The John Bull took up to Montreal on Saturday, the Canning, Spring, Molson, Margaret Balfour, Isabella and Hector.
Remaining at Montreal : Broadstairs, Iona, William and Endeavor.
Arrived at Montreal on the 16th, Robertson ; Sir John Beresford ; Irton ; Artemis ; Superior ; Horatio and British Sovereign ... on the 18th, Martha and Rapid.

The following vessels from Newry had their passengers on board, and were ready for sea on the 5th April : Greenhow, Aitken, Tarbolton, Thompson, William Fell, Fearon, Princess Charlotte, Roach.
Belfast, 31st March. Advertised for Quebec : Avon ; Astrea ; Clyde ; Latona ; Herald ; Canada ; Mars ; Betsy Miller ; Constitution ; Wilkinson ; Susan ; Albion ; Argus ; Thomas Gelstone.

Miramichi, May 8th — There are several vessels in the river waiting the departure of the ice : the following are the names of three of them : Margaret Bogle ; Intrinsic, Smith, 30 days from the Clyde, to Gilmour & Co. ; and the Argus.


Died:
Friday evening, Capt. Davidson of the ship John Barry, after a long illness.
 
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Wednesday May 23rd - CG
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 21 brig Four Sisters J.T. Clay 21 March Newcastle   to H. Lemesurier / in ballast
May 21 brig Renovation McDermed / McDermid 28 March Newcastle   to H. Gowan / in ballast
May 21 brig Superior J. Gagnes 15 April Antigua   to Moir & Co. / rum, sugar & molasses
May 21 brig Kingfisher Harby 19 March London Messrs. Robert Symes ; Woolrich ; H.H. Orkney ; Forester to Gillespie, Finlay & Co. / general cargo
May 21 schooner Matchless Daniels 11 days Halifax   to C.F. Aylwin / sugar
May 22 brig Favourite Alexander Allan 12 April Greenock Mrs. Moir ; Mrs. McMillan & child ; Miss Ross ; Rev'd. Wilks ; surgeon McMillan ; Mr. McGregor ; Mr. McNeil ; Mr. James Moir ; Mr. Stewart ; Mr. Bell ; Mr. Hope to W. Price & Co. / general cargo
May 22 bark John Leslie 09 April Plymouth   to W. Price & Co. / in ballast
May 22 bark Britannia Kellie 17 April Shields   to G. Symes / in ballast
May 23 ship Fanney / Fanny Conn 13 April Londonderry   to R. Dean / coals
May 23 ship Triton McLean 27 March Leith   to R. Dean / general cargo
May 23 bark Doncaster Harle 14 April Newcastle   to H. Gowan / in ballast
May 23 bark Columbus Pearson 29 March Leith   to A. Gilmour / in ballast
May 23 brig Cherub Selkirk 13 April Liverpool   for Montreal / general cargo
May 23 brig Wellington Forster 04 April London   to H.G. Forsyth / in ballast
May 23 brig Effort Gibson 10 April Newcastle   to H. Gowan / in ballast
May 23 brig George Fourth Burton 25 April Belfast   to Pembertons / in ballast
May 23 schooner Ben 6 days Halifax   to H. Dubord / rum
May 23 ship Sovereign Muir 04 April Hull   to J. Leather / coals
May 23 ship Thomas Duncan 22 April Dublin Rev'd. Mr. Hopwood and family ; Mrs. Taylor and family ; Mrs. Steel, Messrs. Samuel, Richard & Frederick Steel ; Messrs. Wright, Hearne, Sherlock, and Lieut. Bolton and family to order / general cargo
May 23 bark Westmoreland Knill 05 April Hull   to D. Fraser / in ballast
May 23 bark Aid Tickle 01 April Dublin   to M. Curry / in ballast
May 23 brig Alert Hogg 15 April Peterhead   to order / in ballast
May 23 brig Bolivar Gansen 03 April Aberdeen   to H.G. Forsyth / in ballast
May 23 bark Eliza Ann Dargaville 27 April Cork   to Moir & Co. / in ballast
May 23 brig Hickman Fletcher 16 days Sydney, Cape Breton   to Molson & Co. / coals
  ..believed to be the first instance of coal having been shipped from Sydney, C.B. to Quebec..
May 23 bark Wilberforce Clark 02 April Hull   to G. Symes / coals
May 23 bark Helen Anderson 08 April Aberdeen 18 settlers to order / in ballast
May 23 bark John & Mary Gash 25 April London 220 passengers to order / salt
May 23 bark Alfred Thompson 15 April Alloa   to Maitland / in ballast
May 23 brig Emma, also brig Vestal, Lunar, Jamison, Lady Helen Mar, William & Ann and Grange.
 
Passengers:
In the Hibernia, 16th May New York Packet, sailed for Liverpool, Lieut. Barham of the 12th Regiment and Mr. Charles Walker.

Shipping Intelligence:
The Hickman brought 4 men of the brig Anna Maria, from London for Quebec, totally lost in the ice on Cape Breton coast, May 5th ; crew saved in the boats.
The steamboat Voyageur which arrived yesterday on her first trip, will hereafter run between this and Montreal. She took up two vessels in tow this morning.

Dublin, Board of Health, April 19th.— The Transit, Potts, sailed from Warrenpoint for Quebec the 15th with 100 emigrants, and put into Bangor, co. Down, the 16th, for assistance, three of her passengers having died with all the symptoms of cholera, and another passenger and the Captain ill.

Emigration:
The Crown, Hoppner, has sailed from London for Upper Canada with 250 emigrants. The Branken Moor, and Bullfinch, with 250. Wednesday, another vessel with 150. On Saturday the Justinian and Rosalind. The Esther and Navarino have also sailed with 380. Seven more remain (including the Hebe and Hunt, which will carry out 500. At Belfast there is not a sufficiency of vessels for the applicants. Eleven sail have already left Londonderry.

Dublin, April 22.— The good citizens of Paris are still on the alert by the cholera. The average deaths exceed 300 daily. It is not so virulent in the Provinces. Incendiaries had burned 1500 acres of timber at Loiret. The peasants have beaten the army in a regular engagement in one of the Cantons.
The disease is evidently leaving the English capital.— At Dublin, 19th, remaining; 17 ; died 10 ; Total, 40. Bainbridge, 1 death. Dunfanaghy, 4 deaths.


Montreal Gazette, May 24, 1832

A schooner arrived here this morning, with thirty Scotch emigrants from Greenock in the ship Camillus to New York. They are mostly farmers, of small property, and are in search of land. A number of respectable emigrants have arrived in town on the Canada, within the last two or three weeks, who came also by the way of New York. — York Courier

We understand that Col. By, who arrived in Kingston on Sunday from York, proposes returning to Bytown on Thursday next, in the Steamboat built by Mr. Drummond about two years since ; the canal now being in such a state of completion as to render it navigable with perfect safety and certainty. — Kingston Chronicle

note: Colonel By was the engineer who built the Rideau Canal from Kingston, on Lake Ontario to Bytown (now Ottawa) on the Ottawa River. The Steamboat built by Mr. Drummond was the Pumper, and this note referred to the first through passage of the Rideau Canal.


Upper Canada Line, Steamboats and Stages
Leave Montreal every day except Sunday, at half-past ten A. M. and arrive in PRESCOTT the following day, with the exception of Saturday's stage, which will remain over the Sabbath at CORNWALL, - as follows:
Montreal to Lachine, by land..... .....9 miles
Lachine to Cascades, by steamboat..... .....24 miles
Cascades to Coteau du Lac, by land..... .....16 miles
Coteau du Lac to Cornwall, via St. Regis, Indian Village, by steamboat..... .....41 miles
Cornwall to Dickenson's Landing, by land..... .....24 miles
Dickenson's Landing to Prescott, by steamboat..... .....28 miles
Total 140 miles
 
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Friday May 25th - CG
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 23 brig Emma Loller 26 April Aberdeen, from Ross 256 settlers to Pembertons / coals
May 23 brig Vestal Taylor 27 March Sunderland 162 settlers to — / in ballast
May 23 brig Lunar Creighton 14 April Peterhead   to Gillespie, Finlay & Co. / in ballast
May 23 brig Sampson Murray 07 April Sunderland   to H. Gowan / coals
May 23 brig William & Ann Patterson 23 April Newcastle   to L.S. Levey / in ballast
May 23 brig Lady Helen Mar Moir 31 March Goole   to — / coals
May 23 brig Grange Wake 01 April Sunderland   to H.G. Forsyth & Co. / coals
May 23 brig Margaret Mills 07 April Dumfries   to — / in ballast
May 23 brig Lion Froste 02 April Dumfries   to — / coals
May 23 brig Mary Watt 16 April Belfast 205 settlers to Parke & Bruce / in ballast
May 23 brig Dykes Cockton 17 April Maryport 156 settlers to H.G. Forsyth & Co. / in ballast
May 24 bark Hebron O'Hara 07 April Dublin settlers to Thomas Ryan / in ballast
  Thirty two deaths, men, women, and children, occurred on board during the passage of the Hebron, arrived yesterday from Dublin. They are not supposed to have been from cholera. She passed examination at Grosse Isle and at Quebec, and there were then no sick on board.
May 24 brig Sophia Easton 20 April Greenock Malcolm McNiell, Esq., of Galloichly, lady & four children ; Mr. Simon A. Munro, of Kingston ; Mr. John S. Cormack, of Kingston ; Mr. William K. Baird, of Quebec ; Mr. Jacke, Miss M. Jacke, Doctor Arnold, lady & two children, of Montreal to Masson, Strang & Co. / general cargo
  The carpenter of the Sophia of Greenock, lying at the Queen's Wharf, lost his life by falling between the vessel and the wharf on Saturday night [26 May].
May 24 ship Amazon Broderick 15 April Hull   to George Symes & son / in ballast
May 25 brig Sarah Anne Metcalf 04 April Newcastle   to G. Symes & son / in ballast
May 25 brig Norfolk Slater 20 April London   to H. Atkinson & Co. / in ballast
May 25 brig Black Diamond Smith 28 March London 2 passengers to Maitland & Co. / coals
May 25 brig Ocean Elstob 31 March Newcastle   to H.G. Forsyth & Co. / in ballast
May 25 ship Ste. Mary [Sainte Mary] Gill 17 April Hull 163 settlers to L.S. Levey & Co. / in ballast
May 25 brig Thomas Warham Smith 04 April Newcastle   to H. Gowan & Co. / in ballast
May 25 brig Zephyr Evans 04 April Hull   to G. Symes & Co. / in ballast
 

Shipping Intelligence:
A Belfast letter of April 20th, states that Captain Potts of the Transit, (the putting back of which vessel to Belfast is mentioned in our extracts,) had died of cholera. The vessel, with two Surgeons from Belfast, had been ordered round to Milford Haven, to ride quarantine. All ships sailing from Belfast received clean bills on the 20th.

The Lord Suffield, Carlille, from Hull to Quebec with emigrants was totally lost on the 10th April, in Pentland Firth. The emigrants went round Thurso, and would remain there until an opportunity offers to carry them to Quebec.


Among the passengers who came down in the British America this morning were Commissary General Routh and Messire Quiblier, Supérieur of the Montreal Seminary.

The following are in substance two decisions of the Board of Health:
James Anderson, Master of the brig Quebec Packet, fined £10 currency, for not coming to anchor at the mouth of the River St. Charles.
Edward Grandy, Master of the ship City of Waterford, fined £15 currency, for not reporting a case of disease on board the vessel at the time of her arrival.

 
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Monday May 28th - CG
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 25 brig John Callender 03 April Newcastle   to H. Gowan / coals
May 26 brig Clyde Hall 20 April Belfast 280 settlers to order / in ballast
May 27 bark Foster Callender 07 April Hull 33 settlers to A. Methley & Co.
May 27 bark Triton Keighly 14 April Hull 114 settlers to G. Symes / bricks
May 27 brig Jane Wilson 15 April Leith 85 settlers to order / coals
May 27 brig Betsy Miller Allan 09 April Belfast 124 settlers to order / in ballast
May 27 ship Princess Charlotte Roach 10 April Newry 270 settlers to Pembertons / in ballast
May 27 ship Columbus, 467 tons Bagg [H. Barrick] 13 April Whitby 240 settlers to Price & Co. / in ballast
  some of the passengers from the ship Columbus embarked on steamboat Chambly on May 30th for passage from Quebec to Montreal
May 27 bark Brothers Jenkinson 09 April Whitehaven or Whitby 110 settlers to G. Symes & son / in ballast
May 27 bark Volunteer Thompson 12 April Cork 247 settlers to Sheppard & Campbell / in ballast
May 27 brig Martha Sewell 28 April Limerick 171 settlers to Price & Co. / in ballast
May 27 brig Andrew McKean Hutchinson 31 March Leith 161 settlers to — / general cargo
May 27 brig Dale McNichol 28 days Sligo 133 settlers to — / in ballast
May 27 brig Economy Brown 03 April Whitby   to D. Fraser / in ballast
May 27 brig Eliza Ann Dixon 21 April Sunderland   to H. Atkinson / in ballast
May 27 brig Urania Younger 31 March Leven [Fifeshire, Scotland] 78 settlers to — / coals
  Captain Younger of the brig Urania paid the passage from Quebec to Montreal for these settlers, aboard the steamboat Chambly on May 30th 1832.
May 27 brig Regina, 228 tons Lang 12 April Whitby 85 settlers to — / in ballast
May 27 brig Oswald Anderson 02 April Sunderland   to order / coals
May 27 brig Margaret Smith 14 April Leven [Fifeshire, Scotland] 34 settlers to Laurie & Co./ dry goods
May 27 brig Morning Star Caven 12 April Demerara Mr. C. Levey & Capt. Corneau to L.S. Levey / rum
May 27 bark Sophia Blake 28 April Londonderry 300 settlers to W. Price & Co. / in ballast
May 27 bark Mary Ann Laidler 29 April Londonderry 252 settlers to Pembertons
May 27 brig Denton Cutty 02 April Sunderland   to Moir & Heath / coals
May 27 brig Hyperion Fouge 08 April Hull 4 settlers to G. Symes & son / in ballast
May 27 brig Traveller Wilson 13 April Dundee 42 settlers to H.G. Forsyth & Co. / general cargo
May 27 brig Agenoria Hardcastle 13 April Ross 121 settlers to Pembertons / in ballast
May 27 brig Recovery Murphy 25 April Waterford 152 settlers to H. Gowan & Co. / coals
May 27 brig Shannon Thompson 12 April Dublin 226 settlers to order / in ballast
May 27 brig Greenhow Hagen 10 April Newry 179 settlers to order / in ballast
May 27 brig Vigilant Thorpe 15 April Liverpool 24 settlers to Simpson & Co. / general cargo
May 27 brig Ord Storfe 12 April Sunderland 4 settlers to Gilmour & Co. / coals
May 27 brig Cawton Lyel / Lyle 13 April Liverpool 37 settlers for Montreal / general cargo
May 27 brig Thomas & Joseph Reynolds 22 April Hambro' / Hamburg 5 settlers to Gilmour & Co. / in ballast
May 27 brig John & Mary Major 19 April Exmouth   to Maitland / in ballast
May 27 brig Sunderland Wilson 08 April Portsmouth   to H. Gowen & Co. / in ballast
May 27 brig Thompson Collins 18 May Newfoundland   to R. Shaw / in ballast
May 27 brig Atlanta Tilly 49 days Newcastle   to H. Lemesurier / in ballast
May 27 brig Elizabeth & Ann Wright 18 April Cork   to H. Lemesurier / in ballast
May 27 schooner Hiram Barnes 11 days Boston   to H. Dubord / general cargo
May 27 brig Caroline Broad 13 April Liverpool Capt. Miller and Mr. Watson to —
  Death reported in July 23 newspaper, ... On the 18th ult. of cholera, on board the Caroline, at Montreal, Captain Miller, formerly master of the ship John Francis. Captain Miller came as passenger in the Caroline, from Liverpool.
May 27 brig Constitution Cragg 25 April / 07 May Belfast 106 settlers to Mr. Hooston / general cargo
May 27 brig Erato Mossop 20 April Jamaica   to Leslie, Stewart & Co. rum
May 27 brig Buchanan Hopper 05 April Sunderland   to H.G. Forsyth & Co. / coals
May 27 bark Malvina Crocket 31 March Grangemouth   to D. Fraser / coals
May 27 bark Justinian Reay 17 April London 34 settlers to W. Myers / general cargo
— Caroline Belfast  
 
Shipping Intelligence:
The Erato from Jamaica, brought up a passenger from the Wallington from Leith, wrecked on Cape Rozier, and a letter from her Captain, (Young.) to Messrs. Rodger, Dean & Co. of which the following is the substance :—
Cape Rozier, 23rd May, 1832
Gentleman,— I am sorry to inform you that we had the misfortune of getting on shore here on the evening of the 15th instant, during a thick fog. The ship still holds together, but is a wreck : her bottom is so much broken that part of the coals have washed out on the beach. We succeeded in saving all the lives, but I am sorry to say that a boat has since been lost, with three Canadians and one passenger, whose luggage they were going to save from the wreck. We have saved some part of the cargo, with the ship's sails and some materials ; but I dread that we only saved the passengers to linger a little longer and then die for want of provisions, or perish after being robbed by the natives, who steal from us whatever they can lay their hands on. All our vigilance is almost useless, they plunder nearly as fast as we save, and no provisions can be had even for payment. The passengers number about 130 souls, and are in possession of very little money.

[Cape Rozier, is nearly 7 miles N. ½ E. from Cape Gaspé]

The Royal William, Halifax Steamer, will come down at close of the week from Three Rivers.

Messrs. Rodger, Dean & Co. dispatched a schooner with provisions to the wreck of the Wallington an hour after the arrival of the letter from the Captain.

The brig Margaret, hence for Liverpool, lost her rudder &c., at Kamouraska, in the late gale from the eastward. Captain Burton has come up to Quebec for assistance to tow up his vessel.
The Britannia has put back to Stromness,— ran foul of a ship bound to Quebec, lost main mast, and otherwise much damaged.
Miramichi, May 15th :— Was shipwrecked on Magdalen Islands, on the 6th December last, in a snow storm, the bark Margaret Pollock, Alexander Drysdale, master. She left Miramichi on 3rd December. Two of the crew, John Jenkins and David Adie, were lost in attempting to save the materials, and another got his leg broke ; the cables and anchors, and some small stores were saved.


Died:
At sea, on their passage out to Quebec, Rebecca, Eleanor, and Arthur, children of John Newton [sic Mewburn], Esq. surgeon, late of Whitby. Their remains were interred in one grave in the Protestant Burying ground, Quebec, on Friday noon, May 25th 1832. The funeral service was performed by the Ven. the Archdeacon.
"They were lovely in their lives, and in their deaths
They were not divided.
"

Petworth Emigrants
The Earl of Egremont has sent off to Canada 1,000 paupers at his own expense last week and paid £1,500 into the hands of the Secretary of the Canada Company for their use upon their arrivals. Several of the claimants upon the poor rates of Cheshunt, Herts, parish have expressed their intention to proceed to Canada with their families, consisting in some cases of a wife and three or four children, provided the parish are willing to advance them the necessary sum to enable them to do so. At five pounds per head, about the rate at which emigrants are now taken to the United States, it will cost the parish about eighteen months' advance pay for each family.
Emigration has been very brisk this spring. A good many families from Teviotdale passed through Annan this week for Maryport, intending to sail immediately for America. The parishes of Middlebie and Hoddam [sic], (Dumfriesshire) in our own district, we understand, have furnished not a few adventurers.
About 170 persons in boats &c. have passed along the canal at Maesbury near Oswestry, from different parts of Montgomeryshire, on their way to America.
Friday six families, consisting of thirty-two persons, left Wilmingham for Liverpool, intending to embark for the United States. Six persons also accompanied them from the adjoining village Over. Eleven persons intend to emigrate from Haddenham. [Wilmingham, Over and Haddenham are in Cambridgeshire] The rage of emigration will continue from this city and neighbourhood This week six shoemakers, all pensioners, left here for Canada - Government having previously paid them four years pension in advance ; by accepting this compensation, the pensions entirely cease.— Carlisle Journal.
 
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Wednesday May 30th - CG
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 28 ship Edward Codrington Childs 21 May Sydney, Cape Breton   to Molson & Co. / coals
May 28 ship Evelia / Eveline Royal 11 April Portsmouth 230 settlers
(see Petworth Emigrants)
to W. Price & Co. / in ballast
May 28 brig Betsy Lowe 13 April from Leith 42 settlers to — / general cargo
May 28 brig Rose Steele 15 April Liverpool   to — / general cargo
May 28 brig James Hunter Storey 14 May Pictou and New York   to G.A. Holt / tobacco &c.
May 28 schooner Bachelor Caldwell 5 days Gaspé   to H. Dubord / rum &c.
May 30 ship Esther Clarkson 16 April London 116 settlers for Montreal / general cargo
May 30 bark Richard Rimner Chambers 27 April Liverpool 224 settlers to Dean & Co. / coals
May 30 bark Salus Forrest 28 March Newcastle   to J. Leather & Co. / in ballast
May 30 bark Clarkson Irwin 18 April Hull 51 settlers to R. Methley / in ballast
May 30 bark Robert & Ann Richmond 31 March Newcastle   to G. Symes / coals
May 30 brig Britannia Rosley 07 April London   to Pembertons / in ballast
May 30 brig Ann Hewson 03 April Newcastle   to H. Gowan / in ballast
May 30 brig Favourite Edgley 30 March Newcastle   to Maitland / coals
May 30 brig Elizabeth & Mary Walker 01 April Newcastle 3 settlers for Montreal / coals
May 30 brig Joseph & Mary Thirlwall 11 April Newcastle   to W. Price / coals
May 30 brig Elizabeth Read 03 April Newcastle   to Rodger, Dean & Co. / general cargo
May 30 brig Partisan Taylor 29 March Newcastle   to H.G. Forsyth / coals
May 30 brig Frederick Young Robson 29 March Newcastle   to Molson / coals
May 30 brig Lune Lotherington 31 March Newcastle   to Gilmour / in ballast
May 30 brig Rebecca Middleton 31 March Newcastle   to H. Gowan / in ballast
May 30 brig Symmetry Cram 31 March Newcastle   to order / in ballast
May 30 brig Oak Rheidon 20 March Newcastle   for Montreal / coals
May 30 brig William Pitt Chambers 17 April London   to Lemesurier / in ballast
May 30 brig Eleanor Potts 21 April Dublin 137 settlers to H. Gowan / in ballast
May 30 brig Goldfinch Garrett 03 April Sunderland   to Moir & Heath / coals
 

Shipping Intelligence:
The James Hunter and Bachelor, arrived yesterday, put into Pictou and Gaspé last fall, on account of the lateness of the season.

The Hyperion brought up four seamen of the brig Laura, (from Newfoundland) picked up at sea. The Laura foundered.
The Sarah, Macguire, was to sail from Bordeaux for Quebec, 15th April.


Two hundred and ninety-five vessels have arrived at Quebec, to date, from the beginning of the Navigation Season.

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