The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Aug 1878

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p.2 ad - New & Elegant Steamers Cuba and Armenia running between Toronto and Ogdensburg, with schedules.

p.3 Marine - Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - Arrivals: Schr. Watertown, from Chicago, 20,000 bushels corn; prop. Ocean, Detroit, 4,000 bush wheat; prop. Europe, Chicago, 3,700 bush do.; prop. Sovereign, do, 4,000 bush do; schr. Jennie Matthews, do; 20,500 bush corn; schr. Jennie White, Detroit, 15,000 bush wheat. Departures for Montreal: Barges Rapid, 16,000 bush corn, 60 tons sand stone; Mona, 18,000 bush wheat; Frontenac, 21,000 bush corn; Alice Pacey, 17,000 bush corn.

For the Islands - excursion on str. Island Belle.

Excursions - on steamers Admiral, Maud and Norseman

Brockville Regatta - Laura and Stella involved and twenty others. "The Belleville yachts declined to race, because shifting ballast was allowed."

The Thousand Islands - an article about mysteries including a spot near Grindstone Island owned by Bill Johnston who burned Sir Robert Peel, also Shotbag and Powder Horn islands - the first has been named Gunners' Island and is owned by Lt. Gov. Alvord.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Aug 1878