The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 21, 1845

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p.3 Arrival of Barges Per the St. Lawrence Canals - The steamer Albion, Capt. Chambers, arrived last night from Lachine, via the River, with 4 barges in tow, having passed through the Beauharnois and Cornwall Canals, and having ascended the lesser Rapids, with one barge at a time, in tow. This is the first practical use of the new Canals.

The Montreal Mail Line - After the present week, the Canada will be laid up. The Henry Gildersleeve will make a trip to the Landing every other day, returning on the off days, while the Highlander will ply during the remainder of the season, which must be very short, on Lake Francis.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 21, 1845