The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), January 30, 1840


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Statement of property passed through the Welland Canal, in the season of 1839, compared with that passed in the season of 1838, shewing the increase and decrease.

Articles18391838 Increase/Decrease
Boardsft 2,575,527 1,228,780 1,346,847
Sq. Timber, c ft 476,554 232,147 238,407
Pipe Staves,no 757,911 452,222 305,389
W.L. Staves," 1,624,086 1,158,461 465,625
Shingles," 332,250 88,000 244,250
Saw Logs," 10,294 5,174 5,120
Barrels, empty, 2,083 6,123 -4,040
Bricks," 500 13,050 -12,550
Small Pack," 18 2 16
Passengers," 460 645 -185
Ploughs," 36 12 24
Wagons," 46 58 -12
Rails," 3,200 3,200
Pumps," 20 20
Boat Oars," 70 -70
Live Hogs," 272 -272
Wooden Moulds, 150 150
Flour,bbls 66,875 49,082 17,793
Pork & Beef," 9,053 8,760 1/2 292 1/2
Salt," 184,562 101,807 1/2 87,754 1/2
Lard," 345 1/2 572 -226 1/2
Whiskey," 854 1/2 274 580 1/2
Ashes," 168 255 -87
Cider," 119 70 49
Beer," 169 176 -7
Apples," 514 332 182
Crackers," 1 8 -7
Fish," 877 1/2 246 631 1/2
Flax Seed," 76 91 -18
Fruit & Nuts," 12 71 57
Corn Meal," 49 1/2 365 3/4 316 1/4
Fishing Materials, " 30 -30
Vinegar," 5 -5
Water Lime," 173 -173
Sugar," 1 1
Pitch," 3 3
Butter & Lard, hogs 280 842 -562
Wheat,bush 864,846 414,919 1/2 -49,927 1/2
Corn," 22,349 24,566 1/4 -2,217 1/4
Barley," 300 730 430
Potatoes," 33,183 18,663 14,520
Peas & Beans," 253 160 93
Oats," 488 488
Merchandize, ton 3,914 7 ½ 2,779 4 -1,135 3 1/2
Grindstones," 80 18 75 3 51 5
Lumber & Baggage, " 23 6 137 11 -114 5
Coal," 1,325 7 843 15 -481 12
Castings," 69 1 91 10 -22 9
Iron," 58 6 174 9 -116 3
Gypsum & Plaster, 1,123 1 737 8 385 13
Bacon & Ham, 30 7 -30 7
Bran," 20 10 22 0 1 10
Hides," 23 6 23 6
Leather," 1 10 1 10
Water Lime," 121 15 -121 15
Tobacco," 110 1 110 6-5
Marble," 42 0 15 0 27 0
Hops," 1 10 1 10
Stone,cords 1,216 702 1/2 513 1/2
Firewood," 177 -177
Tamarack Knees, 13 5 8
Hoop Timber, 26 20 6
Cedar, Posts," 11 1/2 11 1/2
Shiffs,no 6 3 3
Schooners," 1,169 769 400
Boats & Scows," 763 518 245
Rafts," 127 7651
Tonnage, 147,327 95,397 51,930
Toll Collected £11,751 28 1/4 £5,740 13 10 £5,016 8 10 ½


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Newspaper
Item Type:
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Date of Original:
January 30, 1840
Local identifier:
GLN.4688
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Peter Warwick
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), January 30, 1840