The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jul 1877

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p.3 The Cape Route - Maud on excursion, replaced by Geneva.

W.W. - schr. Portland had mainmast destroyed by lightning on Lake Huron.

- the American papers remind masters of vessels that there is a harbour tax at the port of Oswego of 1/2 cent per bushel on wheat, barley and corn.

- The schr. John Breden brings coal from Cleveland to Chicago, d.t. dock, at 55 cents, and iron ore back from Escanaba to Cleveland, at 75 cents; and the schr. Cortez, corn from Toledo to Kingston, 4 cents.

July 26, 1877

p.2 Belleville News - yachts Sophia, Resolute and Phantom mentioned.

p.3 Excursions - on steamers Oswego Belle and Hastings.

W.W. - The schr. Bella Wallbridge, deals, from Little Suamico, via transfer at Kingston, to Quebec at $6.50.

-str. Lake Breeze, running between Toledo and Canada, tied up by revenue officers for not having proper papers.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jul 1877