The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Sep 1878

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The Proprietors of the


Claim that they manufacture the Best Solid Screw Propeller Wheel On This Continent. We frequently receive such testimonials as the following: -

"Messrs. Davidson, Doran & Co.

Gentlemen, - The new Wheel we got from you for the propeller Edith Sewell is a decided success. She runs two miles an hour faster. Yours

Clark & Robbins, Merchants, Sacketts Harbour, N.Y."

We also beg to refer to the following gentlemen and firms: - Captain W.R. Taylor, Marine Insurance Inspector, Joseph Taylor, Esq., Government Steamboat Inspector, Messrs. the Montreal Transportation Co., Messrs. the St. Lawrence and Chicago Forwarding Company, Messrs. Calvin & Breck, Messrs. A. Gunn & Co., Messrs. Folger Bros., Bankers and steamboat owners.


in IRON or BRASS made on the shortest notice and at the lowest prices at the Kingston Foundry. STEAM ENGINES AND BOILERS of all kinds made Cheap at the Kingston Foundry. A number of second hand Marine and Stationary Boilers for sale VERY CHEAP at the Kingston Foundry. STEAMBOAT, SAW AND GRIST MILL REPAIRS of all kinds done with despatch at the Kingston Foundry, whose workmen are second to none.

We have For Sale the following Vessels and Properties:

The steam tug WREN; she is the best of her size in the Dominion. The Steam Barge Indian, has a carrying capacity of 250,000 ft lumber. The steam barge HAROLD, a staunch craft and is almost new; capacity 8000 bushels.

A number of VALUABLE BUILDING LOTS IN THE CITY, on the plot known as the Garratt Property. These lots would be well suited to the wants of Mechanics or workingmen. No money required down.

In Bedford, 400 acres of the best wooded land in the county of Frontenac.

Sept. 4th,1878 Davidson, Doran & Co.

-R.C.Y.C. Regatta tomorrow - 8 yachts to race for Prince of Wales Cup - Oriole is favored to win.

p.3 Marine - about Davidson & Doran and their ad.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Sep 1878