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

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The repairs on the str. Rothesay will cost $10,000.

The schrs. American and L.S. Hammond winter at Clayton.

The schr. Flora Emma is in port from Fairhaven with 215 tons coal.

The schr. Undine, with iron ore, from Weller's Bay, has gone into quarters at Hamilton.

The schr. George C. Finney was the last corn laden craft to go through the Welland Canal.

The props. Averill, Frost and Haskell and the revenue cutter Bibb lie up at Ogdensburg.

The str. John Thorn is undergoing extensive repairs at Clayton. Among other improvements will be a steel keelson. The work is under the watchful eye of Captain Miller.

The schr. Speedwell has been released from Braddock's Bay and towed to Charlotte. The schrs. Pandora, St. Louis, Laura, Emerald, Rutherford, Acacia, Jamieson and Jessie Drummond will have to winter at Charlotte.

No tidings yet of the schr. Sylvester Neelon, and the friends of Capt. Milligan, and his brother, F. Lawrence and J. Mandeville, are losing hope of seeing them again. Some believe the vessel will turn up all right.

Carl Fechter's Letter - emigrant fever of 1847 - scenes along wharves.

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