The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jun 1877

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p.2 Belleville News - Mayor Foster has contract to supply coal for the G.T.R. - using two schooners, a number of teams and a large force of men, "coal brought to Foster's dock, which is just outside the limits, and therefore the town loses a considerable sum in harbour dues."

Yachting Notes - yacht Surprise sold, Cuthbert to make a new twenty ton yacht, yachts Resolute and Pioneer mentioned.


The following are the arrivals since Wednesday:

-Schr. Mystic Star, Chicago, 19,500 bush corn, and schr. John Noyes, Chicago, 18,000 bush wheat, consigned to the M.T. Co.

-The prop. City of Toledo passed down, from Chicago, and the Lowell up, from Ogdensburg.

-The prop. California lightened 4,030 bush corn at the St. Lawrence Forwarding Company's wharf.

-The schr. Penokee, Chicago, 20,504 bush corn, and schr. O.M. Bond, Chicago, 18,500 bush. do, are reported today at the M.T. Co.

Arrived at Garden Island: H. Rooney, Toledo, 190 pieces of oak; J.R. Benson, 222 pieces of oak; Augusta, Toledo, 219 pieces of timber.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jun 1877