The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Aug 1856

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p.2 Imports - Aug. 18th - Str. England, Montreal, (gen. cargo).

Str. Bay State, Oswego, (gen. cargo).

Steamer New Era, Montreal, (gen. cargo).

Steamer George Moffatt, Cleveland, 10 barrels lard oil, H. Fraser; 36 grind stones, A.E. Judd; 337 grind stones, owners Montreal.

Horrible ! - We learn from Coroner Benson that two bodies of the lost of the Tinto have been for the last four days washed ashore, and exposed to public gaze, some place in Pittsburgh. How is this? Why are not the bodies interred? We have four Coroners - can't they amongst them have the bodies removed? Where is Coroner Shaw? Coroner Barker has his hands full already. (addition by editor explaining the new law regulating the duties of Coroners.)

Aug. 20, 1856

p.2 The steamer Niagara, from Chicago, Milwaukee, etc., arrived at Collingwood on Friday, with 167 through passengers, and a good load of freight. She goes out again tonight, and will have a fair load of passengers, and a heavy load of freight. The freight business by this route is increasing rapidly.

Ottawa Canal - survey work continues.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Aug 1856