The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Clifton (Schooner), 1 Jun 1859


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The schooner CLIFTON cleared yesterday for Richmond, Virginia. She is to load with lumber somewhere on the lake shore. She is one of the vessels purchased here this spring by a New York House, to be used in the Atlantic coasting trade.
      Buffalo Daily republic
      May 24, 1859
     


      A NEW FEATURE IN OUR LAKE COMMERCE. - We observe at our docks the snug, staunch looking schooner CLIFTON, Capt. Mercer, of New York, taking in a cargo of Sycamore lumber for Richmond, Va. The cargo of this vessel is from the mill of Gay & Fordham, and is shipped direct, via the Lakes and St. Lawrence canals, at a much less cost than the usual expense of shipping via the Erie canal. - Sandusky Register.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, June 1, 1859

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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
to the ocean
Date of Original:
1859
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Local identifier:
McN.E.1361
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Clifton (Schooner), 1 Jun 1859