The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 8, 1885

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The schr. Clara White has arrived from Charlotte with 120 tons coal for Crawford.

The schr. Elgin is expected to clear for Charlotte today to load coal for Toronto.

The schr. White Oak has reached Breck & Booth's wharf with 300 tons of coal from Oswego.

The sloop Trent has arrived from Trenton with 54,000 feet of dressed lumber for W. McRossie.

The str. St. Lawrence goes upon the Cape Vincent and Alexandria Bay route next week.

The schr. White Star cleared from Portsmouth on Saturday evening for Oswego. She is chartered to load coal for Toronto.

Garden Island arrivals: Schr. Manzanilla, Hamilton; Ganges, Traverse City, Mich.; Oriental, Wyandotte, Mich.; and Jessie Breck, Toledo, all timber laden.

Schr. W.T. Greenwood, Toronto, 9,000 bushels wheat; schr. Clara Youell, Toronto, 12,954 bushels of wheat; prop. Myles, Duluth, 4,982 bushels of wheat, came into port yesterday.

Swift's dock arrivals: Steamer Corinthian, Toronto; Persia and Alma Munro, Montreal; Celtic and Lake Ontario, Hamilton; Armenia, Chicago; schr. Mary Copely (sic - Copley ?), 500 tons of coal.

The schr. Lafoniere, bound down to Brockville with coal, ran ashore near Clayton on Monday morning. She was pulled off by the tug Curlew of Clayton. The same schooner lost her mizzen boom and anchor, on Friday, opposite Amherst Island.

The schrs. Hartford and John R. Noyes were put in for corn cargoes at Chicago to Kingston for 3 1/2 cents. The schr. Oliver Mitchell takes 23,000 bushels of corn to Ogdensburg at the same rate. The Canadian propeller Lincoln and consort Lisgar take 18,000 bushels of corn each to Montreal at 5 1/2 cents per bushel.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 8, 1885