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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Aug 1891

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The steamyacht Little Mac, owned by E.D. Fox, New York, has been purchased by B.B. Taggart, of Watertown, in company with two other gentlemen.

The barge William is now on Davis' dry dock. She will receive new bilges, be caulked and generally overhauled.

The barge Merlin, of Montreal, is also waiting to be docked.

Negotiations have been in progress for the sale of the steamship Ontario to parties in Cuba, who have a large contract for carrying mails and require a boat of light draft. There is some hitch in the negotiations.

General Paragraphs - Arrivals: str. D.D. Calvin and barge Valencia, Toledo, timber; tug C.W. Ferris and three barges, Oswego, light; prop. Lora, Charlotte, passengers and baggage; str. Alexandria, Charlotte, passengers and baggage; prop. St. Magnus, Toledo, 30,167 bushels of rye; schr. Hanlan, Oswego, 185 tons coal.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Aug 1891