The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jun 1858

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p.2 Another Dreadful Disaster - prop. Buck Eye explodes off Point-au-Sable and 30 people die.

-Imports - 11; Exports - 11.

-Parliamentary - forwarding merchants, steamboat owners and others interested in lake navigation have petitioned the Legislature: the Provincial Inland Marine is depressed, having lost £50,000 and tolls are equal to 1/6 of receipts and should be reduced further.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jun 1858