The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jul 1874

Full Text

p.2 The Foam Victims - 2 bodies found on shore on American side.

-Large Cargo - new sch. Jennie Matthews, built at Port Huron, carried 24,145 bushels of wheat; "the vessel is full size, and has to be dubbed to squeeze through."

-W.C. - 20.

-Imports - 18,20,21.

p.3 Shortage - in grain cargoes at Buffalo and Oswego; not much of a problem at Kingston.

-The Harbor - departures from Holcomb & Stewart 's.

-A Strike Among the Shovellers - rate reduced to $3.50 for unloading grain. [Oswego Times]

-The Indians On the Tow Path - an Indian at Cornwall was charged with cutting loose a raft of timber belonging to Calvin & Breck; the Indians claimed that they should be employed in running half the drams down the Long Sault and thought their rights had been infringed on.

Media Type:
Item Type:
Date of Publication:
21 Jul 1874
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jul 1874