The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 6, 1849

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(from bound volume of originals at Queen's University - Special Collections)

p.2 We regret to learn that the Commerce steamer, which was chartered for Halifax, will not go there, in consequence of her proprietors being unable to effect insurance upon the voyage. It appears that there is no Provincial office in a position to effect insurance on sea risks and that the Agent of some American insurers at Quebec asked so high a premium as to render it impossible to pay it without sacrificing the entire profit on the voyage.

Port of Kingston.

July 4th - Str. Bay State, Ogdensburgh, passengers and baggage.

Str. Ontario, Oswego, gen. cargo.

July 5th - Str. Canada, Montreal, freight, passengers and baggage.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 6, 1849