The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 9, 1871

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p.2 Shipping News - At J.H. Henderson's wharf - The schr. W.W. Grant arrived from Port Elgin last night with 10,000 bushels of wheat. The schooner Jane McLeod will leave this evening for Chicago with 2,700 bags of salt.

The tug Mayflower is at Davidson & Doran's wharf getting some repairs to her boiler. She towed two schooners and a barge with timber to Collinsby from Bay City, and will return with the same light.

At Carruthers' wharf - The propeller Mary Ward took on board 60 barrels of sugar for Chatham and Windsor.

At Swift's wharf - The steamer Kingston and propeller Bristol passed up, and the propeller Magnet down yesterday morning. The steamer Osprey passed up, and the steamer Spartan down today.

At Gurney & Glidden's wharf - The tug Mary Ann and barge arrived last night from the Rideau with shingles and cordwood. The schooner Emily arrived from Gananoque last night with 20 tons of scrap iron.

The schooner Orkney Lass arrived from Oswego last night, light.

At the M.T Company's wharf - The tug Glide arrived this morning with four barges, containing 350 tons of pig iron, and will return this evening with four barges, containing 45,000 bushels of wheat and corn. The schr. Yankee Blade left for Buffalo this afternoon with 300 tons of pig iron.


Forwarders and others are hereby notified that a


has been established in the


at Kingston, at which


will be issued, under the usual conditions, through the

St. Lawrence and Rideau Canals.


Transhipping at Kingston will avoid detention by settling claims, at the above-mentioned office, for free transit of cargo, on which St. Lawrence or Welland Canal Tolls had been previously paid.

Ottawa, 5th June, 1871 A. Brunel, Commissioner.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 9, 1871