The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 14, 1865

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p.2 The barque Robert Gaskin reached Milwaukie hence in eleven days, a remarkably quick passage. She is now loading a return freight for Port Colborne at 8 1/2 cents a bushel.

Travel - Both the American and Royal Mail lines of steamers come down filled with cabin passengers going to the watering places of the Lower St. Lawrence. Over two hundred passed down on the Bay State, and more than a hundred by the Passport, this morning.

Detroit Convention - Canal policy - in favor of the proposed enlargement of Welland and St. Lawrence canals; in the event of negotiations for reciprocity treaty, the U.S. government should secure guarantee of sufficient depth of water to enable screw steamers to pass from Port Colborne, C.W., to tide water.

p.3 Imports - 13,14; Exports - 13,4.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 14, 1865