The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Feb 1878

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p.3 W.W. - Mr. Gurney is Mr. Wm. Leslie's assistant in the timber business at Collinsby.

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Feb. 6, 1878

p.2 Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co. - 5 1/2 % dividend, list of new board members.

Lighthouse Service - tenders called for supplying lighthouse oil.

p.3 Boat Regatta - to be held at Alexandria Bay - list of boats given.

Whiggings - Commodore Daly, of Ogdensburg, N.Y., owner of a tug which went to the rescue of an American vessel in Canadian waters, having been fined $500 for a breech of the wrecking laws, has applied against the penalty to the Minister of Customs, who promised to consider the matter and give an answer on Thursday.

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Feb. 12, 1878

p.3 The Garden Island - now at Virginia.

New Steamers - two are contemplated by Canadian Mail Line Co., of light draught, for rapids.

Feb. 13, 1878

p.3 Canadian Inland Navigation - a paper presented at Toronto - mentions Frontenac (not much detail).

Feb. 14, 1878

p.3 New Lighthouse - Since Collinsby has become a busy timber station the vessel men are not content with its approaches. They are petitioning the Government to place a light upon "The Brothers," (opposite the port) where there are shoals upon which a vessel can very easily run on a dark night.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Feb 1878