The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 17, 1886

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The str. Khartoum cleared today for Bath to load barley for Prescott.

The schr. Jessie Breck, timber for Garden Island, leaves Toledo tomorrow.

The str. St. Lawrence will run to the Cape in place of the Maud one day this week.

The Americans are going to fight the vessel seizure. The David J. Adams has been released on a large sum being deposited.

The schr. Wawanosh from Toledo with coal for Swift, is expected to arrive tomorrow.

The schr. Grantham has secured two charters for lumber from Detroit and vicinity at $50 per 1,000 cubic feet.

The Kingston rate on wheat from Chicago has dropped half a cent. The schr. Nassau brings 22,000 bushels of wheat at 5 1/2 cents.

Arrived - prop. Lake Michigan, Toledo, 4,677 bush. of corn; schr. Speedwell, Toronto, 15,527 bush. of wheat; schr. Rhoda Emily, Chicago, 28,467 bush. of corn; schr. Guiding Star, 25,791 bush. of corn; schr. Mary, Toronto, 7,062 bush. of wheat; props. Persia and Armenia, Montreal; tug Easton, two barges, Ottawa, lumber.

Cleared - sloop Laura D., Cape Vincent, 20,000 ft. lumber, 1,102 cedar posts; barge Minnie Francis, Oswego, 127,160 ft. lumber; steambarge Freemason, Oswego, 93,152 ft. lumber; prop. St. Magnus, Toledo, light; steambarge Water Lily, Clayton, 1,312 ties; prop. Persia and Armenia, Montreal.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 17, 1886