The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 7, 1884

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p.3 A Large Sale of Grain - Yesterday afternoon the damaged grain from of the schrs. King and H.P. Murray were sold at Portsmouth by auction. Capt. Gaskin bought the schr. King's cargo, 1,840 bushels of wheat, at 12 1/2 cents per bushel, the purchaser to pay the freight duty and canal charges. The schr. Murray's cargo, 214 bushels of wheat, was purchased by Mr. Fisher, at 32 cents per bushel, free of encumbrances.


The tugs Col. By and J. Heney have cleared for Ottawa with five barges.

The schr. Oliver Mowat has been chartered to carry lumber to Oswego at 90 cents per m.

The steam barge Nile and barge Bedford are on their way up from Ottawa to Rathbun's with lumber.

The schr. Clara White is loading lumber and shingles at Deseronto for Kingston and Wolfe Island.

M.T. Co.'s arrivals: schr. Jones, Chicago, 31,000 bushels wheat; schr. W.I. Preston, Chicago, 18,000 bushels wheat; steam barge Berchell, Detroit, 16,000 bushels wheat. Departures: tug Thompson and barges, 120,000 bushels grain, for Montreal.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 7, 1884