The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Aug 1875

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p.2 W.C. - 30.

p.3 Swift's Wharf - the steamers which called.

-River Dredging - by Mr. Daley's 2 powerful steam dredges from Napanee to Bay of Quinte, 10' deep, 70' wide.

-Hard Times - freight on lumber used to be $1 to $1.25 per thousand ft.; vessels now carry it at 75 ¢ Am. currency and do their own loading. [Intelligencer]

-Regatta - International Regatta to be held at Charlotte on 14th, 15th, but it conflicts with dates at Cobourg and Belleville. [Hamilton Times]

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Aug 1875