The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Sep 1877

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p.2 Countess of Dufferin - on way from N.Y. to Upper Lakes, now at Quebec.

p.3 Purchase - schr. Prince Alfred from Folgers by I.H. Radford for $7,500.

Vessel Property - Toronto to levy the taxation like Kingston - by recognizing the sailing craft as personal property.

Marine - The schooner Senator Blood, waiting for a charter at Detroit for two weeks, got a cargo of wheat for Kingston.

-About 1,653,000 bushels of grain at Chicago at present, against over 3,000,000 same time last year.

Milwaukee rates on the 12th - Wheat to Kingston, eight cents; to Oswego, seven 3/4 cents; to Buffalo, four 1/2 cents.

-The propeller Lawrence, of the Northern Transit Line, has been ashore at Forty Mile Point, Lake Huron. Off safely.

-Chicago charters - to Kingston: Schrs. Winona, C.G. Mixer, J.T. Mott, and the J.S. Richards, for wheat to Kingston at eight cents.

-The following are the grain arrivals for the past three days:

At Holcomb & Stewarts - Schr. Two Friends, Toledo, 18,000 bush corn; H. Boady, Toledo, 8,000 bush corn; Cecelia, Toledo, 26,355 bush wheat; Corsican, Toledo, 13,358 bush do.

M.T. Coy - Garrett Smith, Toledo, 15,560 bush wheat; Africa, Toledo, lightened 3,130 bush wheat; Reuben Dowd, Milwaukee, 23,825 bush wheat; Jemima White, Toledo, 18,000 bush wheat; Delos de Wolf, Milwaukee, 2,000 bush wheat.

For St. Lawrence Forwarding Co: W.J. Suffell, Toledo, 15,919 bush wheat; Perokee, Milwaukee, 22,500 bushels wheat.

Passed Through the Welland Canal: Schr. Jennie White, Toledo, Kingston, wheat; Reindeer, Alpena, do, deals; Watertown, Toledo, do, wheat; Norway, do, do, timber; Lady Hamilton, Port Huron, Collins' Bay, staves; Mongaugon, Chicago, Kingston, blank; Lady Macdonald, do, do, corn; J.H. Breck, Big Creek, Garden Island, timber; Conneaut, Toledo, Kingston, wheat; W.H. Oades, do, do, do; Von Straubenzie, Milwaukee, do, do; Flying Mist, Chicago, do, corn.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Sep 1877