The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 May 1861

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p.2 Kingston harbor very prosperous.

-Five Lake & River Steamers Gone - Comet sunk, Saguenay burnt, and Peerless, New York and Northerner sold to U.S.

-Freight From Chicago to Buffalo - on wheat by steamer 10¢ and corn 9¢ to 9 1/2¢, corn by sail 8 1/2¢-9¢; wheat to Kingston by sail 13¢.

-new shaft for Northerner, to follow New York down rapids.

p.3 Imports - 15,17.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 May 1861