The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 23, 1887

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The schr. Snowbird is in port light from Ogdensburg.

The prop. Niagara arrived from Duluth today with a cargo of grain.

The steamer Norseman will make two more trips to Alexandria Bay.

The steamer Alexandria passed down the river last night. She took on 5,365 dozen of eggs at Gunn's wharf.

John Kilderhouse, Buffalo, has bought the schr. L. Seaton for $4,250. She was built at Henderson in 1872.

The schr. Norway is discharging coal at Breck & Booth's wharf. When unloaded she will go into ordinary.

The schrs. A. Falconer and Clara Youell have been chartered to carry corn from Toronto to Kingston.

The tug McArthur has reached here from Oswego. She will go to Belleville and tow a raft from there to Quebec.

The steamer John Thorn went to Ogdensburg today to take an excursion party from Clayton and Alexandria Bay.

The schrs. Folger, Snowbird and Stirling are loading lumber for Oswego. The schr. Rutherford is taking in iron ore for Chicago.

The schrs. Lady Macdonald and Neelon have been chartered to carry wheat from Chicago to Kingston. The rate is 5 3/4 cents per bushel.

The steamer D.D. Calvin and tow will leave Garden Island in a few days. The steamer and schr. Prussia will go to Byng Inlet for pine timber; the schrs. Bavaria and Denmark to Toledo for oak timber.

The steamer Sylvan Stream called here today with an excursion party from Alexandria Bay and the Thousand Islands. The steamer took the majority of the passengers to Picton.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 23, 1887