The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 4, 1886

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p.8 A Lady Injured - at Portsmouth, Mrs. Courson, wife of Capt. Courson, tried to walk along a plank from schr. Elgin to barge.


The schr. Folger has cleared for Oswego with lumber.

The schr. Julia is loading lumber for Oswego.

The government has appropriated $400 for the removal of obstructions in Westport harbor.

The schr. Nevada cleared from Portsmouth last evening for Sodus Point, there to load coal for Chicago.

The schr. Kate is now at Napanee taking on a cargo of barley. Already she has over 4,000 bushels on board.

The M.T. Co., it is said, will rebuild the barge Dorchester, and construct a new steambarge 180 feet in length.

Vessels for Kingston and Ogdensburg are in good demand in Chicago on a basis of 6 cents to Kingston. There are about 150,000 bushels of corn ready to be shipped to those ports as soon as vessels can be procured.

Arrivals: schr. W.T. Greenwood, Toledo, 282 tons of coal; prop. Lake Ontario, Toledo, 6,475 bush. corn; prop. California, Chicago, 7,569 bush. corn.

Cleared: schr. Nevada, Chicago, light; schr. Nassau, Charlotte, light.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 4, 1886