The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 12, 1854

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p.2 Opening of the Navigation - Yesterday morning the steamer John Counter made her first trip to Cape Vincent. She arrived yesterday evening with a heavy cargo, a large quantity of goods being in store at the Cape awaiting shipment.

The steamer Magnet from Toronto arrived yesterday afternoon at Bowen's wharf.

The schooner Josephine left on Monday night bound for Oswego, touching at Port Hope.

The steamer Mayflower left Toronto at noon yesterday.

Port Hope - 30,000 pounds have been voted by the Town Council for Harbor improvements, and 115,000 pounds by the County Council for construction of gravel roads. The By-laws for these purposes have been approved by the Government. No lack of enterprize about the Port Hope people.

ad - The steamer John Counter, Capt. Creighton, will leave Messrs. Shaw's Wharf, Kingston, every day (Sundays excepted) at 10 a.m., until further notice, for Cape Vincent, in connection with the Watertown and Rome Railroad.

April 11th, 1854. I.C. Haven, Agent.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 12, 1854