The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jan 1911

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For the Purchase of Northern Navigation Co.

Hamilton, Jan. 16th - When asked if there was any truth in the report that President Playfair was negotiating for the purchase of the Northern Navigation company, officers of Inland Navigation company refused to say anything other than that the people who had given out the story were not on the inside and did not know the particulars. The local officers admitted that there was a deal on, however, and intimated that they expected President Playfair to arrive in Hamilton this afternoon in connection with the matter.

Jan. 17, 1911

p.2 ASK IMPROVEMENTS - City Council and Board of Trade deputation to interview the Minister of Marine regarding dredging and bridge improvements.

p.8 A Vast Canal Plan - company wants to build a canal from eastern side of Lake Huron to north shore of Lake Erie, and another from north-east shore of Lake Erie to Lake Ontario.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jan 1911