The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 May 1909

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The schooner Ford River will load coal at Oswego for Robert Crawford.

The steamer Dundurn was due up Thursday night but did not arrive. She will be here tonight.

The steambarge Westport arrived at Richardsons' elevator this morning. She will load grain and freight for Rideau canal ports.

The steamer Alexandria is due at Folger's wharf from Montreal at 7:30 o'clock tonight. There will be considerable local freight for the vessel to take on here.

Within the next few days there will be a rush of grain for the M.T. Co.'s elevator. A half million bushels of grain is looked for. The steamers Glenellah and Kenora are due to arrive on Saturday.

Capt. Jeremiah Hurley, of the schooner Acacia, was given a fine new hat by the harbor master, at Erie, the occasion being the first schooner to enter that port this season. Capt. Hurley is a good Irishman, and nothing would do but a good green hat.

Archibald Strachan - Kingston's New Collector of Customs - succeeded Clark Hamilton.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 May 1909