The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jul 1878

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p.2 The Brockville Regatta

p.3 Hard Lines - An effort was made on Monday by a prominent shipper of Toronto to further reduce the rate for grain to Kingston. He wished to load a vessel with grain at 1 cent, but fortunately failed to do so.

Another Match - Hanlan.

The Boats - 6 shells.

Marine - M.T. Co. - Arrivals: Schr. Eliza Fisher, Brighton, 5,835 bush of wheat; schr. Wave Crest, Toronto, 19,897 bush do. The tug Glide reached port this morning from Montreal with the barges Oswego, Cayuga, Kinghorn, canal boat Gates, and schr. Fellow Craft, light.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - Arrivals: prop. Ocean, from Chicago, 4,000 bushels corn; barges William, America and Snipe, from Montreal, light. Departures: barge Odessa, for Quebec, with 250,000 feet deals.

Arrivals at Garden Island - schr. Sir C.T. Van Straubenzie, Lake Superior, timber; brig Henry Roney, Toledo, timber; schr. Oriental, Lake Superior, timber; J.R. Benson, Toledo, timber.

Departures: schr. Oriental, Lake Superior, light; schr. Sir C.T. Van Straubenzie, do, do; brig Hy. Roney, Toledo, light; J.R. Benson, do, do.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jul 1878