The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 31, 1850

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p.2 Trade Between the Lakes & the Seaboard - the Merchant's Forwarding Line is following in steps of McPherson & Crane and shipping through Burlington and Lake Champlain to U.S. [Montreal Herald]

Kingston Imports.

July 29th - Str. Ontario, Oswego, gen. cargo.

July 30th - Schr. Perry, Whitby, 33,412 West India Staves, Calvin & Cook.

Str. Cataract, Ogdensburgh, gen. cargo.


July 29th - Str. Ontario, Ogdensburgh, passengers and baggage.

July 31st - Str. Cataract, Oswego, gen. cargo.

Destructive Fire at Oswego - flouring mills of Wm. J. Pardee and Henry Mathews consumed as well as other buildings; ..."A number of vessels moored just below the bridge were at one time in imminent danger of burning. The schooners Liverpool and T. Wilman were on fire, but the vessels were saved by being dropped down the stream"...

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 31, 1850