The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 May 1856

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p.2 Steamers Withdrawn - Two Steamers have been withdrawn from this City's business. The Europa, Captain Murdoch, has left the Toronto, Kingston and Ogdensburgh Route, and is now running between Toronto and Oswego. This has been done in consequence of some arrangement with the Proprietors of the Lake Mail Steamers. And the Steamer, City of the Bay, has also been withdrawn from the Bay of Quinte Route. Mr. Gildersleeve, (who it may be recollected purchased this fine Boat at Sheriff's Sale recently, and in whose possession she now is,) is putting her under a thorough course of Repair, and we are informed she will be shortly replaced on her old route. Of course the Trustees of her Stockholders, who dispute the validity of Mr. Gildersleeve's claim, are doing their utmost at law to recover possession of her. In the meantime she is laid up.

The steamer Traveller landed the first locomotive in Belleville for the Grand Trunk Road last week, and one at the Trent....

Imports - May 20th - Str. Northerner, Rochester, (gen. cargo)

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 May 1856