The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Apr 1863

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p.2 Close of Assizes - Murray vs Dickenson - in the fall of 1861 defendant's barges Charlotte and Sorel had locked through Lachine Canal, brigantine Mohawk being towed up by horses had to stop because of barges' hawser, Mohawk had to be untied and drifted onto rocks.

p.3 Navigation - props Concord, Orontes and Toledo trying to make passage through ice in Niagara River. [Buffalo Courier]

-Opening of the Canals - 214 boats are building. [Rochester Union]

-Steamboat Opposition - between Quebec and Montreal; steamer St. Lawrence to oppose Richelieu Co. which is paying 40% per annum dividends. [Gazette]

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Apr 1863