The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 24, 1850

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p.2 editorial - Canadian steamboat business is slow, while American boats are busy.

Daily Line To Toronto - The Line from Kingston to Toronto and Hamilton has been completed since the 20th inst. It is at present composed of the Magnet, City of Toronto and Sovereign. The Daily Line to Montreal is still interrupted by the accumulation of ice near the Beauharnois Canal. A boat leaves Kingston daily for Coteau du Lac.

Oswego Harbor, April 13th - There were 8 arrivals and 9 clearances yesterday. Among other articles of freight were 4400 bushels of Canada wheat, and 350,000 feet of lumber. The quantity of lumber this year will probably be largely increased at this port. Last year there was an increase of seventeen millions over the previous year. This year will advance largely upon the last.

Port of Kingston.

April 20th - Str. Cataract, Oswego, gen. cargo, E. Browne and others.

April 22nd - Schr. Clyde, Port Dover, 27,545 staves, Calvin, Cook & Co.

Schr. A.J. Brown, Port Hope, 1100 bbls. flour, 718 bushels oats, 18 cwt. 1 qr. hams, 30 bushels potatoes, P.F. McCuaig.

Schr. Governor, Toledo, 928 bbls. pork, 392 bbls. lard, H.J. Mead & Co., Quebec.

Str. Ontario, Lewiston, 1 bale twine, H.M. Rose, 1 box segars, John Dick.

Str. Cataract, Ogdensburgh, passengers and baggage.

Scow New Broom, French Creek, 15,000 feet pine and Hemlock lumber, Calvin, Cook & Co.

Schr. Premier, Port Hope, 1912 bbls. flour, 1 bbl. pork, for MacIntosh, McPherson & Crane.

The Steamer


Capt. A. O'Connor,

Will leave the Commercial Wharf, foot of Princess Street, on Friday, April 26th, at half-past 5 A.M. for Coteau du Lac, touching at the intermediate ports.

Kingston, April 24th, 1850.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 24, 1850