British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 1, 1837
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p.3 The substantial and spacious wharf erected last year at Wellington by Archibald McFaul, Esq. has stood well during the winter, notwithstanding all the heavy gales to which it has been exposed. It has not been injured at all, and the enterprizing proprietor is now beginning to reap the advantages of it, for on Sunday morning last, the schooner Wellington came in, and notwithstanding that it blew very hard from the South-west, during the whole of Monday, Capt. Burns declares that he never lay so comfortably at Kingston, during a storm, as he did at Wellington. And as a proof of it, we may mention, that the Schooner took in 3000 Bushels of wheat and peas, and 200 Barrels of Pork, and left the wharf on Tuesday morning, with the greatest ease on her trip downwards.
We understand that the Commodore Barrie has engaged to stop at the wharf once a week, on her way to and from Toronto, and we doubt not but that the business will soon become so profitable, that other Steamboats will follow her example. [Traveller]
Erie Canal - after some enlargement, it is just about ready for navigation. [Albany Argus]
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- Rick Neilson
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes