The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Sep 1878

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p.2 Quick Trip - Jessie Breck makes trip in 15 hours.

Marine - The arrivals at Messrs. Holcomb & Stewart's are: Schr. Tom Parsons, from Chicago, with 20,000 bush corn; M.L. Breck, Toledo, 19,000 do, do; Great Western, Toronto, 10,000 do, do; Dundee, Detroit, 16,000 bush wheat; I.H. Breck, Toledo, 17,000 bush corn; Fellow Craft, Detroit, 13,000 bush wheat; J.G. McGrath, do, 14,000 do, do; Marquis, Toronto, 30,000 bush corn and oats; prop. Maine, Chicago, 9,000 bush wheat; barges William, America, Minnie, Star No. 2, Marlin, light, and Rapid, 100 tons coal for engine works. Departures for Montreal: Barges Star No. 1, 21,000 bush wheat; Finch, 12,000 bush corn; Snipe, 12,000 do, do.

The firm have now their two elevators and 35 shovellers at work.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Sep 1878