The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 May 1861

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p.2 Burning of the Saguenay [Montreal Com. Advert.]

-Advance on Canal Tolls.

-deficiency of elevators and storage space has sent Kingston trade to Cape Vincent. [News]

-Loss of the Steamer Comet - Capt. Patterson's Statement; Statement of Captain Judson.

-steamer New York to go down St. Lawrence; Northerner to follow; also mentions Canada, renamed Coatzacoalcos, and America, renamed Anticosta.

-Imports - 15,16.

-Sunk - sch. Sir E.W. Head in Welland Canal.

p.3 ad for Ontario Steamboat Company - American Express Line - Cataract, Capt. J.H. Ledyard; Bay State, Capt. John J. Morley, with complete schedule.

-advert. - Tenders called for steam vessel for delivery of light- house supplies.

-ad for steamer Gazelle.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 May 1861