The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Aug 1899

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p.1 A Break On the Rideau - at Jones' Falls dam.


The sloop Rover left last night for Washburn.

The tug Thomson arrived with four light barges from Montreal.

The tug Active clears this evening with three grain-laden barges for Montreal.

The steamer Toronto called at Swift's wharf today on her up and down trips.

The schooner Emery, from Charlotte, is unloading coal for the K. & P. railway.

The steamer Argyle called at Craig's wharf this morning on her way to Toronto.

Arrivals at Richardsons' elevator: steambarge Richard, from Toronto, with 8,000 bushels of barley; S.S. James, from Chicago, with 45,000 bushels of corn; schooner Ballou, from Belleville, with 3,000 bushels of wheat; schooner Maggie L., from Picton, with 3,000 bushels of wheat.

p.3 New Line of Steamers - The Northern Transit Co. now running between Detroit and Ogdensburg will probably run their boats to Montreal next year; their steamers Badger State and Empire State are too small for their business.

Address Capt. Scott - passengers give flattering address to Capt. Scott, of steamer Persia.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Aug 1899