The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 27, 1885

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The steambarge Metamora and tow left for Duncan City last evening.

The schr. Elgin is receiving a new foremast.

The schr. Watertown cleared for Oswego to load coal for Chicago.

The steambarge Indian and consort cleared for Cheboygan light last evening.

The tug Thompson and three barges left today for Montreal, with coal.

Capt. J. Anderson, formerly of the Puritan, is now pilot on the St. Lawrence.

The schr. White Oak came in yesterday, with 450 tons of coal for the gas house.

Arrivals at Swift's: Strs. Algerian, Toronto; Rideau Belle, Westport; Corsican, Montreal.

Rev. Mr. Gesner visited the city today. He came from Milton Island, his summer residence, on his steamyacht Carleton.

The vesselmen this season get meat at a reduction. They paid 8 cents per lb. for it last year. This year they get it for 6 cents per lb.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 27, 1885