The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), May 3, 1848

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p.3 steamer Forester running to Peterborough; steamer Pic Nic launched at Rice Lake.

[Port Hope Advertiser]

The great annual loss of property on the rapids of the St. Lawrence, forming, as it does, a tax upon the producers of the whole Western country, is one of the grievances under which we must labor until neutralized by improved navigation and improved craft. As however, cheap insurance furnishes, in some respects, a remedy for the evil, it gives us great pleasure to notice, by an advertisement which will be found by another column, that the British American, Fire, Life and Inland Marine Insurance Company, announces a material reduction in the river rates of insurance.

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May 3, 1848
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Rick Neilson
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Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), May 3, 1848