The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 20, 1854

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p.2 Trade & Revenue of the Port of Toronto - dollar figures on imports and exports.

The Minnesota Afloat - The Detroit Tribune of the 7th says, we see that the mooted question, "is it possible to raise the steamer Minnesota?" has been settled. She is afloat. Night before last the workmen completed the getting of the canvass jacket under her, and at 9 o'clock yesterday morning the steam pump was at work, and at an early hour this morning she was afloat. This is the first steamer or large vessel, we believe, ever raised by Detroit mechanics.

A Law For Shippers and Forwarders - Application will be made to the present New York Legislature for the passage of a law under which those engaged in the pursuits of commerce and navigation may associate and form incorporated companies. In fact, the application is already made, as we learn from the Tribune that the citizens of the State engaged in the forwarding business have memorialized the Legislature asking that a general act be passed under which they may form companies or corporations for carrying on their business, just as corporations may now be formed for manufacturing purposes...[Oswego Daily Journal]

Jan. 21, 1854


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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 20, 1854