The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 6, 1868

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p.2 The Village of Battersea - is thriving - "During the last two years Mr. Davis has built 7 vessels of various tonnage, at an expenditure of about $16,000, and has now nearly completed one of 200 tons, the cost of which, when finished, will not fall short of $9,000..."

-letter to editor re need for ship canal via Ottawa River.

From Chicago to Boston - The brig Sailor Boy passed this port today from Chicago to Boston direct with grain.

Broke Her Wheel - The propeller Bruno arrived this morning with a broken wheel, which accident occurred at the head of the Matilda canal, and was occasioned by the present extreme lowness of the water. A similar accident happened to the Arcadian some time since at the same locality.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 6, 1868