The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jul 1856

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p.2 The St. Catharine's Journal states that in June last year, 605 vessels passed through the Welland Canal, being the greatest number in any month till the June now past, when the total was 640; of these, 395 were American, and 245 were Canadian, being a gain of 83 to the first and a loss of 48 to the other over the June of last year.

Imports - July 12th - Brig Isabella, Milwaukee, 11,737 bush. wheat, Holcomb & Henderson.

Northern Belle, Chicago, 15,936 bushels corn, Hooker, Pridham & Co.

Str. Ontario, Oswego, (gen. cargo).

July 14th - Str. Magnet, Ogdensburgh, (gen. cargo).

Str. Cataract, Rochester, (gen. cargo).

July 15th - Str. Kingston, Ogdensburgh, 1 case silk curtains, James Morton.

Exports - July 14th - Propeller Hope and barges, Cape Vincent, 316,000 feet sawed lumber.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jul 1856