The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Gazette and Religious Advocate (Kingston, ON), Oct. 16, 1829

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p.182 Distressing - A Batteau belonging to John MacPherson & Co. loaded with Wheat and Flour, it is supposed has been lost while descending the Rapids at Cascades, and eleven persons to have perished.

p.183 Welland Canal - feeder from Deep Cut to Grand River finished. [Col. Adv.]

Niagara Falls - ..."The first day's business was a complete failure - the Superior sticks below the first rapid, her masts broke off on striking as she passed it." [Niagara Herald]

Storage And Forwarding - The subscribers respectfully invite the attention of the public to their facilities for Storage and Forwarding.

They are connected with responsible and expeditious Lines of Canal Boats from Oswego to the Hudson River, and have new and substantial Vessels ready to receive and transport property to any port on Lake Ontario, together with a spacious Stone Warehouse at Oswego. They can assure owners of property passing between New York and the Lake, that they will transport it as expeditiously and cheaply, as any responsible Forwarders on the route. They have constantly on hand, COARS and FINE SALT, by the cargo or single barrel, and offer it for sale on the best terms.


Oswego, Oct. 9th, 1829.


Hart, Herrick & Co., and R. Putnam 19 South Street, New York.

Jepthro Keeler, Albany.

G.P. Griffith & Co. Troy.

J. Platt & Co. Utica.

J. Slocum, Syracuse.

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Kingston Gazette and Religious Advocate (Kingston, ON), Oct. 16, 1829