The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 26, 1884

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p.2 The New Canal - letter telling why it should be built.

p.3 Portsmouth Items - Your correspondent is of the opinion that if the Dominion Government continues filling in the bay Portsmouth will soon have no harbor. An encroachment of 12 x 300 feet is now being made

Business in the shipyards and harbor is being rushed with vigor.

Here & There - R. McCaul will be engineer of Hero next season.

Capturing Seals - Dr. C. Hart Merriam, of Locust Grove, N.Y., and connected with the American Ornithologists' Union, writes to a member of the Whig staff asking for the date of the capture of a seal near Wolfe Island some years ago. Dr. Merriam is collecting data on the occurrence of seals on the Upper St. Lawrence. Will any person who knows the date, with particulars, kindly furnish them to the gentleman whose address we give.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 26, 1884