The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Apr 1862

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p.2 The Treaty of Ghent - discusses use of Rideau and St. Lawrence canals for gunboats.

-letter to editor regarding Spring Walk #6 - "150 empty stave cribs made ready to receive staves to forward to Lower Canada. The Wellington is chartered to Messrs. Chaffey & Bros. The Hercules, however, is not chartered, but will be in our towing business as formerly." Birch withes are not the best for rafting purposes - "iron wood and oak are superior, and are the kinds used by us for the purpose." signed by Calvin & Breck.

-The American Line Steamers - Cataract, Ontario and Bay State's schedules discussed.

-St. Lawrence canals to open on May 5th.

-Imports - 25,26.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Apr 1862