The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 20, 1884

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The tug A.W. Wright has gone into winter quarters.

The str. Pierrepont left this afternoon for Clayton for a cargo of cheese.

The steamer Reindeer which has run from Napanee to Picton, has been laid up.

Some 2 1/2 cents and 3 cents are being offered in Napanee and vessels are hard to get at these figures.

The Napanee River has been frozen over during the last two nights. The boats had difficulty in getting through.

Loading barley for Oswego - schrs. Singapore at Stella; Two Brothers and White Oak at Bath; Philo Bennett and Baltic at Picton.

The str. Hero makes her last trip for the present season to Belleville on Saturday. She will, however, run to Deseronto and Picton all next week, weather permitting.

The steamer Nile and barge Bedford have arrived from Deseronto with bunch wood and lumber. The lumber is for Gananoque, and the bunch wood for Mr. Strachan.

Schrs. Oliver Mowat, Kingston, 20,000 bush. barley, Oswego; White Oak, Amherst Island and Bath, 14,000 bush. barley, Oswego; Kate Eccles, Consecon, 9,000 bush. barley, Oswego. These boats are loading for Richardson & Sons.

The strs. Spartan and Magnet, which have been doing service on Lakes Huron and Superior during the past season, are expected here tonight. They will lay up at Sorel.

p.3 An Old Friend In Kingston - W.R. Mingaye, now Collector of Customs at Winnipeg.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 20, 1884