The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Commerce of Ogdensburgh
Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., May 24, 1820

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Commerce of Ogdensburgh.

The Ogdensburgh paper of May 2, mentions the arrival at that port of 18 schooners, 1 sloop and a steamboat, from different parts of Lake Ontario, and that their cargoes consisted of 6092 barrels flour, 958 barrels and 89 half barrels pork, 172 barrels beef and port, 428 barrels ashes, 42 barrels whiskey, 107 barrels and kegs butter and lard, 1 barrels and 8 boxes hams, 216 barrels salt, 2 barrels oil, 3 bales hops, 7 barrels tar, 60 ploughs & 123 plough-shares.

And that 20 Durham boats had cleared from that port for Upper and Lower Canada, with 3209 barrels flour, 62 barrels port, 216 barrels ashes, 3 barrels beef, and 15 barrels of butter and lard. - Albany Advertiser.

The paper of the 9th, mentions the arrival of 19 schooners and 1 steamboat, with cargoes consisting in the aggregate of 7843 barrels flour, 487 pork and beef, 241 ashes, 60 salt, 7 whiskey, 7 cider, 4 butter, 5 plaster, 1 paint, 11 bbls. and 1 box corn, 30 puncheons indian meal, 18 kegs lard, 1500 hams, and 55 doz. eggs.

And that 21 Durham boats had cleared for Montreal with 5924 barrels flour, 212 pork, 235 ashes, 13 butter and lard, 10, corn, and 8 boxes hams.

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Wed., May 24, 1820
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 44.6963793962391 Longitude: -75.4979925183579
Richard Palmer
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Commerce of Ogdensburgh