The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Dec 1856

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p.3 Imports - Dec. 8th - Str. G. Moffat, Ogdensburgh, (gen. cargo).

Barge Carolina, Clayton, 9 1/2 tons hay, Calvin & Breck.

Str. Napier, Cape Vincent, (gen. cargo).

Exports - Dec. 8th - Barge Defiance, Ogdensburgh, 17,084 bushes Indian corn.

Dec. 9th - Barge Utility, do., 5,931 bushels wheat.

Dec. 12, 1856

not published

Dec. 13, 1856

p.2 Imports - Str. Napier, Cape Vincent, (gen. cargo).

Schooner Alice, Oswego, 22 1/2 tons bran, J. Doyle; 1 box drugs, Campbell & Murphy; 4 barrels glassware, A. Foster.

Schooner Dexter Calvin, Oswego, 200 barrels salt, W. Anglin.

The Chatts Canal - work suspended by contractor Mr. A.P. Macdonald, who encountered much harder rock than anticipated, no proper survey made, blamed on Mr. Hincks, the financier; much detail on politics involved, taken from Ottawa press.

p.3 Great Western Railway of Canada - The Directors are prepared to receive offers for the purchase of the Company's Steamers Canada and America, substantially built, and elegantly fitted within two years, and now lying at the Company's wharf at Hamilton, C.W. Letters to be addressed to the undersigned.

W.C. Stephens, Secretary Company's Office, Hamilton Dec. 9th

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Dec 1856