The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 3, 1871

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p.4 Shipping News - There are a number of grain laden vessels reported on route to Kingston from the upper lakes. Their arrival will commence the fall grain transit, and remove the present stagnation of the port.

At Swift's wharf the propeller America and steamers Corsican and Athenian passed up yesterday, and the steamers Abyssinian and Spartan down this morning. The steamer Norfolk arrived from and departed to Clayton and Gananoque today.

At Gurney and Glidden's wharf the tug Elswood arrived from the Rideau with two barges laden with iron ore, and one laden with cordwood. The schooner Dutchman, loaded with shingle bolts, sailed this morning for Oswego.

At the M.T. Company's wharf the barque Montpelier arrived yesterday from Chicago with 20,000 bushels of wheat.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 3, 1871