The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Apr 1891

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Captain C. Martin, of the M.T. Co., bruised his hand severely yesterday while at work.

The sloop Maggie L. arrived yesterday from Gananoque with peas and rye for Richardson's.

Capt. John Ewart has purchased the three masted schooner Lady Macdonald, Picton, paying the sum of $3,000.

At the meeting of the Seamen's Union, Oswego, the wages of sailors employed on schooners were fixed at $1.50 a day and on barges at $1.25.

General Paragraphs - The schr. Queen of the Lakes cleared today for Buffalo with a cargo of rye, and the schr. Julia sailed for Oswego, light, to load coal for Breck & Booth.

Capt. Wm. Montgomery, in command of the schr. Delaware, has the contract to carry Anglin's coal from Oswego - 5,000 tons.

The schr. Julia left for Oswego today, where she will load coal for Folger Bros.

The schr. Singapore left for Charlotte today. She will load coal there for Hamilton.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes left this morning for Buffalo. She will await the opening of the canals at Port Dalhousie.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Apr 1891