The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 May 1861

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p.2 County Court - Brock vs Hinckley - about agreement to tow scow from Cataraqui Point to Kingston by steamer Pierrepont.

-Bowmanville and Magnet first through Beauharnois Canal.

-Ottawa Route - mail steamers are running.

-Elevator at Sarnia - in perfect running order. [Chicago Times]

-The Through Line of Steamers - to be comprised of New Era, Kingston, Champion, Banshee, Passport and Magnet; to reduce fares.

p.3 The American Line - Bay State, Ontario, Cataract and Niagara; to take 30 hours from Toronto to Montreal.

-From the Straits - 15-20 ashore in ice; tug Leviathan helping. [Chicago Journal]

-For Montreal - brig Orkney Lass and sch. Lilly Daney passed from Goderich. [Detroit Tribune 29th]

-ad for upper cabin steamer Ottawa, Kane master, for Ottawa.

-ad for Passport, Thomas Harbottle, commander.

-Imports - May 1-3.

-At Sarnia - prop. Edith from Chicago. [Detroit Tribune 29]

-barque Major Anderson passed up yesterday.

-Disasters - brig. S.A. Blossom blown on beam ends off Huron, driven ashore; scow Lime Rock hits pier; schooner Presto of Huron hits pier. [Cleveland Herald]

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 May 1861