The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 4, 1869

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p.2 Shipping News - J.H. Henderson's wharf - The schr White Oak from Toledo, with 12,200 bush wheat, and the schr Snow Drop with 3,000 bush wheat, from Port Rowan, arrived this morning. The barges Tiger and Star arrived this morning from Montreal, the former with 50 tons scrap iron for Cleveland, and the latter with 200 tons pig iron for Chicago. The barges Thrush, Forth and Yarrow, left for Montreal last night, with combined cargoes of 40,000 bush wheat, and the barges Tiger and Star will leave tonight with united cargoes of 25,000 bush similar grain.

The bark Jenny P. Mace passed the port this morning from Port Burwell to Ogdensburg with lumber.

The detention of barges at Montreal, being obliged to wait the arrival of the fall fleet, which prevents their being discharged with the usual promptness, some having been detained fourteen days, puts forwarders here to no little inconvenience for want of the supply of barges, thereby compelling them to detain grain longer than they would do under ordinary circumstances.

Swift & Co's wharf - The prop America passed down, and the steamer St. Helen up this morning, both touching here. The steamer City of Ottawa, for Ottawa, left at a late hour yesterday evening.

Glassford, Jones & Co's wharf - Arrivals this morning - The schs New Dominion, 12,300 bush wheat, Mary 14,500 bush, and Irene with 5,000 bush, from Toledo, Three Friends from Hamilton, with 6,800 bush wheat, the bark British Lion, from Chicago, with 17,550 bush, and the sch Nett Woodward, from Cleveland with 12,000 bush. The barges T.C. Lee, Cato and Teviot left last night with combined cargoes of 30,200 bush wheat and 50 tons sand stone.

Garden Island - Vessels arrived since yesterday - bark Southampton, from Lake Huron, with timber and staves, sch St. Lawrence, from Saugeen, with timber, the H. Roney, from Toledo, with timber, Denmark, from Toledo, with timber, and the Kate Bulley, from Sarnia, with timber and staves. No departures.

The M.T. Company's wharf - The sch City from Cleveland, with 16,000 bush wheat, arrived this afternoon.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 4, 1869