The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 26, 1864


Description
Full Text

p.2 Canadian Inland Steam Navigation contracted for another iron steamer to Mr. Cantin (of Montreal)

Scarcity of Whitefish - The Rochester Union says: This cruel war, which has deranged the currency, has deprived our citizens of a luxury they have enjoyed during the season of navigation for a quarter of a century. We refer to a plentful supply of the Lake Ontario whitefish caught near the Canada shore. For years the steamers have brought over large quantities and they were sold at 6 cents per lb. No finer fish swims in water, fresh or salt. This supply of fish has been pretty much shut off. The fishermen on the Canada shore cannot use our currency, and no one here appears to engage in the enterprize of buying whitefish for gold and retailing them as before. So the fish go mostly to Montreal. They cannot be bought here for less than 12 cents or 14 cents per lb.,and afford any profit to the dealer.

Imports - 25th - Str Pierrepont, Cape Vincent - (mixed cargo)

p.3 Great Western Railway of Canada - notice to ship builders and engineers - tenders called for Car Ferry Boat for the Detroit River.

ad - Steamer For Toronto and Hamilton - Royal Mail Through Line - Banshee, Capt. H.E. Swales.


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Date of Original:
April 26, 1864
Local identifier:
KN.24314
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 26, 1864