The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Apr 1862

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p.2 The Murray Canal - petition to Legislative Assembly, prepared by Lewis Walbridge, to make survey and complete canal. [Hastings Chronicle]

-Opening of Navigation - First Shipments - schooners Royal Oak and Pioneer leave Whitby for Oswego; Ontario is loading.

-Opening of Navigation - Lake Erie is free of ice.

-Jacques, Tracy & Co. to place 7 steamers on Port Sarnia route - to run tri-weekly from Hamilton to Kingston and Montreal; the propellers Allegheny, Union, Sciota and Niagara are chartered. [Oswego Times 26th]

-schooner Nightingale 16,000 bushels capacity, sold for $10,500; the schooner Barbarian, 20,000 bushels capacity, sold for $10,500. [Det. Adv.]

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Apr 1862