The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), June 17, 1848

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p.1 Memorial of Montreal Board of Trade to Queen about Navigation Laws.

p.3 The Army - The freight steamer Commerce arrived here this morning, having on board the company of Artillery recently stationed at London, which she will convey to Montreal. The Commerce made a fine run from the Welland Canal, accomplishing the distance, about 190 miles, in about 16 hours.

letter to editor about improving navigation between Bells Island and Kingston Mills -recommends dam across at Bell Island to raise level of water. signed "B."



June 10th - Schr. Rose, Port Stanley, 3975 bush. wheat, 1273 peas, 10 hhds. tobacco, 13 bbls. ashes, 6 beef, 8 pork, 66 flour.

Brig't Liverpool, Port Dalhousie, 229 pcs. oak.

S.P. Johnson, Oswego, groceries, etc.

12th - Schr. Jane Ann Marsh, Port Hope, 2286 bbls. flour, 31 tons bran.

George Moffatt, Oakville, 591 bbls. flour, 968 bush. wheat.

Princess Victoria, Hamilton, 1358 b bls. flour.

Merchant, Port Hope, 41 bbls. oatmeal, 230 flour, 9 pork, 1318 bush. wheat.

Lord Seaton, Stoney Creek, 83 pcs. oak.

Brig't British Queen, Bear Creek, 18,000 staves.

Schr. Shannon, Hamilton, 1605 bbls. flour, 7 whisky.

Minerva, Cobourg, 830 bbls. flour, 45 pork, 2 ashes.

Str. Britannia, Hamilton, 2255 bbls. flour, and sundries.

Red Bird, Oswego, ballast.

13th - Schr. Belle, Chatham, 380 bush. wheat, 27 bbls. ashes, 56 hhds. tobacco, 90 bbls. flour.

14th - Schr. Ellen Park, Amherstburgh, 37 bbls. ashes, 12 puns 11 bbls. highwines, 43 hhds. tobacco, 10,000 ft. walnut, 8600 staves.

Ocean, Oshawa, 1305 bbls. flour, 14 tons bran.

Dart, Cleveland, 902 bbls. pork, 240 corn meal, 600 flour, 68 tallow, 67 boxes starch, 129 kegs lard, 3 casks hams.

Acorn, Port Darlington, ballast.

15th - Sloop Mermaid, Clayton.

16th - Schr. James Coleman, Hamilton, 2546 bbls. flour, 50 vinegar, 3 ashes, 4 pork, 6 hhds. hams.

Louise, Hamilton, 477 bbls. flour, 4161 bush. barley.

Sovereign, Hamilton, 1451 bbls. flour, 3 ashes, 18 barley, 56 whisky, 16 pork.

Susan, Oswego, ballast.

Arabella, Oswego, groceries, etc.

17th - Schr. Royal Tar, Sydenham River, 30,000 staves.

Minerva Cook, Stoney Creek, 60 pcs. oak, 3000 staves.

Mary, Sodus, 10 chests tea, 4 boxes tobacco.

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Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), June 17, 1848