The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 4, 1863

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p.2 The Georgian Bay Canal - discussed in House of Lords.

Damaged Grain - During the past week a good deal of grain has arrived here in a partially damaged condition. The injury was received during the severe storm which was experienced about four weeks ago, and which appears to have extended very far west. Yesterday 6,450 bushels of damaged wheat, part of the cargo of the schooner Miami Belle, was sold at auction for 50 1/2 cents.

p.3 Imports - 1-3.

ad - J. Brokenshire's Atlantic Patent Ship Pump - The Subscriber, the Inventor of this pump, through an increasing demand, has been induced to manufacture them for the convenience of vessels at the Ontario Foundry, Kingston, C.W., where he intends to keep on hand all kinds of Ship and Well Pumps of wood and iron.

The Atlantic Pump, of iron, is so constructed that it can be applied either as a suction or a force pump combined.

They will be sold on reasonable terms.

The following testimonial is from the Insurance Inspector, Toronto:-

Toronto, 19th February, 1863.

Mr. Brokenshire:-

Sir - I have examined and worked your Atlantic Patent Ship Pump, and have no hesitation in pronouncing it to be the best Ship Pump in use, and would recommend it to all masters and owners of vessels. R. Corneen, Insurance and Marine Inspector.

Reference is made to the following gentlemen who have this Pump in use:-

Capt. Gaskin, Ship Merchant, Kingston.

Messrs. Calvin & Breck, Ship Merchants, Kingston.

Mr. C.W. Jenkins, Ship Builder, Kingston.

Messrs. Holcomb & Cowan, Forwarders, Kingston.

Mr. R.H. Perryn, Forwarder, Kingston.

Mr. G.N. Ault, Ship Builder, Portsmouth.

Mr. Muir, Ship Builder, Port Dalhousie.

Capt. E. Zealand, Jr., Ship Merchant, Hamilton.

Capt. H. Jackman & Brother, Toronto.

Mr. D. Chisholm, Ship Builder, Oakville.

Capt. James, Port Hope.

Capt. Mutton, Cobourg.

Capt. Covert, Belleville.

Kingston, August 3rd, 1863 John Brokenshire.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 4, 1863