The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 12, 1861

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p.2 First Arrival of the Season - The sch. Jane Ann Marsh, Port Hope, with 12,400 bushels of wheat, consigned to Holcomb & Cowan, came into this port on Wednesday evening.

-The steamers Passport, Kingston and Champion were sold on the 10th inst. for the sum of $80,000 to the Inland Navigation Co., which is in existence under a special Act of Parliament. O.S. Gildersleeve, Esq. is the principal stockholder in this enterprise. It is proposed to increase the capital of the Company to $200,000, and to stock the line by the addition of the steamers New Era, Magnet and Banshee; in order to command as far as possible the passenger & freight business from Hamilton to Montreal.

-steamers Walter Shanly, Bowmanville, prop Huron made first trips. A fleet of 3 brigs and 1 schooner (lumber vessels) left Garden Island in tow of one of Messrs. Calvin & Breck's tugboats.

New Elevator at Oswego - [Times]

p.3 Customs Imports -

ad for prop Protection between Bay of Quinte and Montreal, 250 tons, 50 h.p., Capt. P. Farrell.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 12, 1861