The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 16, 1849

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p.2 Mail Contract - We learn that Donald Bethune, Esq., has received the contract for carrying the Mails, by steamboat, the whole way between Montreal and Hamilton, commencing next season.

Note - The above is not precisely a fact. Mr. Bethune's tender was was the lowest, but it has not yet been finally accepted.


Port of Kingston.

Oct. 15th - Schr. Victory, Oswego, 277 bbls. salt, J. Carruthers.

Schr. Spray, Oswego, 940 bbls. flour, McPherson & Crane.

Schr. Major Barnum, Oswego, 100 bbls. salt, Pennock & Son.

Schr. Canadian, Oswego, gen. cargo.

Schr. Minerva Cook, Bear Creek, white ash staves, Calvin, Cook & Co.

Schr. Mayflower, Oswego, 60 bbls. salt, James Morton; 436 bbls. flour, 460 bush. wheat, Macpherson & Crane.

Schr. Perry, Whitby, 638 bbls. flour, 45 bbls. ashes, 16 tons bran, Quebec Forwarding Co.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 16, 1849