The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Jun 1877

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p.2 ad for str. Alexandra, Trenton to Montreal, "running all the rapids including the Lachine Canal". June 4th

p.3 The Excursions - on Faxton, T.C. Camp, Maud, Pierrepont and West.


-the timber trade by the St. Lawrence is to be heavy this season.

-Two Canadian vessels loaded at Ludington last week with elm timber for Garden Island.

-Latest: The steamer City of Kingston will ply on the Bay route in the place of the Armenia (withdrawn.)

Detroit Charters: Schooner Grantham, two loads oak timber Muskegon to Kingston, at $95 gold, per m.; schooner Joseph G. Worts oak and elm timber, Muskegon to Collins Bay, at $95 for oak and $90 for elm. The schooner John Wesley, pine deals, Muskegon to Kingston, at $6.75 per m. on the rail United States currency.

Down: Schrs. Montpelier, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Hercules, of Hamilton, Port Huron, Collins Bay, timber; Mystic Star, Chicago, Kingston, corn; P.M. Rogers, Milwaukee, Cape Vincent, wheat; Montmorency, Toledo, Clayton, timber; J.R. Noyes, Chicago, Kingston, corn; barges Grimsby and Lisgar, Bay City, Garden Island, staves; steam barge Lincoln, Bay City, Collins Bay, staves.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Jun 1877