The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jun 1871

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p.2 County Council - moved that the sum of $600 be paid to the Municipality of Wolfe Island, being the sum due for the support of the ferry between township and Kingston; an old application and a law suit had arisen from it; every Reeve had applied for it and refused for 20 years on account of the municipality not having performed their part of the contract; the steamboat operators, instead of receiving a subsidy, had paid a premium for the contract, etc...

-Imports - 15,16.

-ad - Canadian Navigation Co. - Grand Excursion to the Saguenay on Magnet, Capt. Simpson, and Union, Capt. Couvrette.

p.3 Steamers - up and down.

-str. Louise to start running again today.

-Chartered For Kingston - from Milwaukee and Chicago.

-Change of Route - Picton to run between Belleville and Oswego.

-The Steamer Norfolk - owned by Davis and Wright, has been taken off the Gananoque-Clayton route and is now running to Smiths Falls.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jun 1871