The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 26, 1851

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p.2 First Steamer from Montreal - The freight steamer Ottawa arrived this morning at 10 o'clock.


24th - Str. Bay State, Ogdensburgh, mixed cargo.

Schr. Rough & Ready, Dexter, 304 bbls. ground plaster, 38 tons ground plaster, D. Heaven.

Str. Cataract, Oswego, mixed cargo.

25th - Str. Northerner, Ogdensburgh, mixed cargo.

Schr. S.P. Johnson, Oswego, 100 bbls. plaster, Jas. Watt; 100 bbls. plaster, Macpherson & Crane.

Schr. William, Milford, 40 bushels apples, 500 doz. eggs, and sundries, owners.

Schr. Royal Susan, Oswego.


24th - Str. Bay State, Lewiston, passengers and baggage.

Str. Cataract, Ogdensburgh, 1 cable chain.

25th - Str. Northerner, Lewiston, passengers and baggage.

Ferry Boat Mary Ann, Cape Vincent, 1 horse.


Notice is hereby given that the Commissioners of this Department have caused the following named Lights etc. to be placed to mark the entrance to Presqu'Isle Harbor viz.:

Two leading Lights, one on Salt Point, and the other near to an old Barn on the opposite hill.

A Black Buoy to mark the east end of the Long Shoal, or middle ground, and two Red Buoys to mark the north shoal, on the starboard side in entering the Harbor.

Vessels entering the Harbor should run for the main north shore, eastward of the large Light House and of the Black Buoy, until they get into nine or ten feet of water, then shape their course N.W. until the leading lights come in range, then keeping the lights in range, in a W.S.W. course until they have passed the first leading Light, when anchorage ground will be found.

By order, THOMAS A. BEGLY, Secretary.

Department of Public Works,

Toronto, April 23th, 1851.

p.3 ads for steamers Gildersleeve, Princess Royal, New Era, Passport. April 26th, 1851.

The Steamer


Capt. Stearns,

Will leave the Commercial Wharf on Monday morning, 28th April, at 7 o'clock, for Montreal, calling at Prescott, Ogdensburgh, and other intermediate ports.

April 26th, 1851.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 26, 1851