The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 24, 1849

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p.2 The steamer Gildersleeve arrived on Wednesday night last, with two days' Montreal Mails. There are three of the River Mail Line below the breakage in the canal, as are both steamers belonging to the American Line. Above the breakage the River Mail Line have two vessels, the Gildersleeve and the Ottawa Chief, so that the regular business of the river will be carried on as usual. It will be some days ere the damage to the lock can be repaired. The expense will fall upon the British Queen which did the damage. Beauharnois Canal - interruption to supply line.

Port of Kingston.

August 22nd - Schr. Royal Susan, Oswego, in ballast, W. McKay.

Str. Niagara, Lewiston, gen. cargo.

Aug 23rd - Schr. Amherstburgh, Port Sarnia, 12 bbls. pot ashes, 2 firkins butter, Macpherson & Crane.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 24, 1849