The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Meaford Monitor (Meaford, ON), May 23, 1872, page 4

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The Mountaineer took out on Friday last a cargo of fall wheat for J & W Stewart.

Since our last issue the Maple Leaf has made three trips to and from Collingwood taking out three cargoes of wheat for H. Chisholm & Co.

On Tuesday morning the Evening star of Kincardine brought in a cargo of Goderich salt – 300 Barrels of which were for H. Chisholm & Co. and 150 for A. Milne & Sons.

We have been a long suffering people here in the matter of reluctance to complain of irregularity in the delivery of our mails by boat in former years but we must say that if we had the prospect of having to put up with the inconvenience of much longer we would lose patience entirely and kick up a row at head quarters. Several days last week the Spray was off the route – necessary of course – but it might have been possible too have arranged things to deliver the mails in good time by land….

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Scott Cameron
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Meaford Monitor (Meaford, ON), May 23, 1872, page 4