The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Dec 1858

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p.2 schooner Seneca Chief freed from Mohawk Island Reef. [Buff. Comm. Advert.]

-Seizure of an American Tug in Canada - tug Experiment seized for violation of revenue laws at Wallaceburg, is a British bottom. [Detroit Advertiser] (see Dec. 14th)

-Brig Concord - libellant and owners dispute ownership. [Detroit Adv.]

-Fatal Accident - man falls into hold of steamer Canada. [Globe]

-Novel Mode of Ferrying - G.T.R. ferry at Port Huron to swing like pendulum in current.

- Imports - 6.

-schooner Jessie Ann Hope ashore at Port Burwell, owned by J.G. Gordon of Port Burwell, valued at $3,200.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Dec 1858