The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 May 1879

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p.2 ad - Cape Vincent, Gananoque, Garden Island and Wolfe Island Steamboat Route - steamers Maud, Pierrepont and Geneva - new schedule. May 5th



The lake today was very rough. Several vessels ran into the harbour for shelter.

The Dudley passed here yesterday laden with flour for Halifax. She will return with a load of coal.

At the Montreal Transportation Company's wharf, the only arrival was the Hannah Butler, from Cobourg, with 5,320 bushels of wheat.

At the St. Lawrence & Chicago wharf, the North Star arrived from Frenchman's Bay with 9,409 bushels of wheat, and the Persia with 10,020 bushels of wheat.

At Swift's the Spartan passed down from Hamilton, and the propeller Persia down from St. Catharines, on her first down trips.

p.4 The St. Lawrence Route - against proposed duty on American grain. [American paper]

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 May 1879