The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 2, 1851

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p.2 increase of traffic downward through Lachine Canal is up 25 per cent from last year; upward traffic is up 104 per cent. [Pilot]

Oswego, June 30th - .....During the week ending 24th of June, 130 vessels passed through the Welland Canal, of which 67 passed up and 72 down. Of the vessels bound down 43 were to Oswego, 12 to Kingston and Clayton, 6 to Ogdensburgh, 5 to Montreal, 2 to Toronto, 1 to Rochester, and 1 to Youngstown. Those bound to Kingston and Clayton were loaded mostly with timber and staves for Quebec; those to Ogdensburgh mostly with flour with some coal and wool, those to Montreal with flour and wheat and one cargo of copper ore, and those to Toronto with lumber and coal.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 2, 1851