The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 20, 1835

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p.2 A Ride through Prince Edward and Part of the Midland Districts - Part 1 (over 2 full columns)

Mr. Scanlan, the well-known Auctioneer of Kingston, has had for about two years a stock farm of about 350 acres on the High Shore at Sophiasburgh, formerly owned by the Wessels' family; has a lately erected wharf, at the foot of the bluffs; "The old Ferry, known by the name of Wessels', is upon his land, and these circumstances united, render "Scanlan's Wharf" a place of some local importance, and one of the regular stopping places of the Bay of Quinte steamboats."




Oct. 16th - The steamer Bytown, Robins, with barge Trader in tow (consignees listed.)

Oct. 18th - The steamer Rideau, Bowen, with barges Iroquois and Mary in tow.

Oct. 19th - The steamer Thos. McKay, Chambers, with barge Emigrant in tow


Oct. 17th - The steamer Bytown, Robins.

Oct. 20th - The steamer Thomas McKay, Chambers.

man crossing the Ferry from Adolphustown to the Stone Mills in a bark canoe, upset and was drowned; Timothy McGuire keeps the ferry.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 20, 1835