p.1 letter to editor describing trip down St. Lawrence on Canadian Navigation Co. steamer.
Everything around the harbour is very quiet - the principal business going on being excursions, which this week have been very numerous.
Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - The prop. Africa made her first trip down and lightened 3,669 bush. corn here, and proceeded to Montreal. The tug Glide arrived with three barges, light.
Messrs. James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamers Spartan, Corinthian and Passport passed down, and steamers Magnet and Corsican up. The schr. Royal Oak left with iron ore for Charlotte, and the steamer Nile and two barges arrived from Rideau Canal with iron ore. Steambarge Gatineau and barge Minnie, general cargo, left for Rideau Canal.
Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - Tug Wren and 4 barges light; schr. E.H. Rutherford, Port Elgin, 14,300 bush. wheat.
Port Colborne, June 25th - Up: schr. Clara Youell, A. Craig, Richardson, Annandale, J. Graham, Penokee, W.H. Oades, Nevada, Adirondac, Marysburg, G. Davis, E.B. Williams, Princess Alexandria, Wm. Howe, J.H. Breck, Mary Jane, barge Wooden, prop. Lake Michigan.
Down: props. Lake Erie, Chicago, Montreal, gen. cargo; Cleveland, do., Ogdensburg, do.; Granite State, Toledo, do.; Magdella, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; tug J. Mark, Buffalo, Ogdensburg, light.
Chicago, June 18-19th - Cleared - schr. G.C. Finney, Kingston, 19,291 bush. corn; schr. Wm. I. Preston, Kingston, 16,554 bush. corn; John Magee, Kingston, 19,290 bush. corn; prop. City of New York, Ogdensburg, 5,816 bush. corn; schr. Barbarian, Kingston, 10,100 bush. corn; Kate Kelly, Oswego, 17,000 bush. corn; Westside, Kingston, 20,000 bush. wheat; Trinidad, Kingston, 19,500 bush. corn; J.T. Mott, Oswego, 22,090 bush. corn; Jessie Drummond, Port Colborne, 20,000 bush. corn.
June 20th - schr. Fitzhugh, Kingston, 19,350 bush. corn; prop. Cleveland, Ogdensburg, 10,663 bush. corn; schr. Mont Blanc, Port Colborne, 21,828 bush. corn; prop. Europe, St. Catharines, 13,880 bush. wheat; prop. Canada, Montreal, 18,000 bush. corn; 100 bbls. flour; schr. Atlanta, Kingston, 22,077 bush. corn.
Port of Milwaukee, June 20th - Cleared - schr. Clayton Belle, Kingston, 19,200 bush. wheat.
June 19th - prop. Champlain, Ogdensburg, 500 bbls. flour, 5,000 bush. wheat; schr. Floretta, Oswego, 18,340 bush. wheat; schr. Hoboken, Kingston, 18,000 bush. wheat; schr. American, Kingston, 18,000 bush. wheat.