The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Aug 1860

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p.2 The steamer Kingston, of the Royal Mail Line, is chartered to bring the Prince from Quebec to Montreal, and after he has gone through the programme laid out for him there, he will proceed by railway to Prescott or Brockville, where the Kingston will be in waiting to carry him down the Rapids. After he has been at Ottawa and Brockville, the Kingston will receive him again at Brockville, and sail up the Bay of Quinte. From Whitby, or some other North Shore port, he will again embark for Toronto, and subsequently for Niagara Falls.

-Fatal Accident - capt. of steamer Aid drowned at rafting ground of Messrs. Gilmour on River Gatineau.

-Schooner Ashore - at Point au Pelee, tug Oswego ready to assist. [Detroit Tribune]

-Lake Vessel Abandoned at Sea - Magenta, built at Green Bay in 1859, 458 tons, is 3rd lost; Col. Cook was lost in Gulf of St. Lawrence in 1858, and Republican, of Huron, Ohio lost off coast of Florida last spring. [Detroit Tribune]

-Imports - 22.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Aug 1860