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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 19, 1851


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p.2 Lake Navigation - The steamer Magnet will make one more trip this week, on her regular day of sailing weather permitting, and she will probably make 1 or 2 trips next week.

On the afternoon of Thursday the 23d ult., the schooner Merinda, of Mackinac, went down in a severe storm off Saginaw Bay, on the West shore of Lake Huron. She had on board 300 barrels of fish and 600 bushels of potatoes. The crew consisting of Henry Wydeman, captain, Robert Cleveland, mate, and three others, took to the yawl and remarkable to relate, after twenty-four hours tossing and driving in a small open boat, in a hard gale on Lake Huron, landed safe at the mouth of the Saugeen River on the Canadian shore on Friday evening. [Exchange]

Imports.

17th - Schr. Mohawk, Oshawa, 1076 bbls. flour, D. McIntosh.

Str. Champion, Montreal, mixed cargo.

Str. Ontario, Oswego, mixed cargo.

18th - Str. Cataract, Ogdensburgh, mixed cargo.

Schr. Robert Bruce, North (sic) Bay, 21 cords wood, S.R. Palmateer.

Schr. Sidney, Erie, 148 tons coal, James Morton.

Exports

17th - Schr. Ellen Bronson, Oswego, 60,000 feet sawed lumber and 6000 lathes.


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Date of Original:
Nov. 19, 1851
Local identifier:
KN.6416
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 19, 1851