The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 20, 1850

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p.2 Six years ago there were but 2 vessels on Lake Superior, and not more than one or two white families could be found within 400 miles from the Sault to La Pointe. Now there are 3 large propellers, and 6 or 7 sail vessels. Four light houses have been erected by the government, and several thousand inhabitants are scattered along the coast.

Lyman, Kneeshaw & Co. vs The Bank of Upper Canada - brought by plaintiffs to recover from Bank the sum of £108 14s. 6d. for goods supplied to the steamboat (formerly owned by Donald Bethune); the Bank in the spring of 1849 had chartered these boats to Mr. Bethune; jury found for plaintiffs; there are other claims of a similar nature to be put to suit at next Assizes. (half a column) [Colonist]

Kingston Imports.

Nov. 16th - Schr. M.H. Sudley, Ogdensburgh, in ballast.

Brig Shakespeare, Ogdensburgh, in ballast.

Str. Princess Victoria, Quebec, 12 hhds. raw muscovado sugar, 276 bars railroad iron, D. McIntosh.

Barge Thames, Quebec, 1000 bars railroad iron, D. McIntosh.

Barge Shannon, Quebec, 1000 bars railroad iron, D. McIntosh.

Barge Quebec, Quebec, 847 bars railroad iron, D. McIntosh.

Barge Dover, Quebec, 648 bars railroad iron, D. McIntosh.

Schr. Racine, Ogdensburgh, in ballast.

Str. Cataract, Oswego, gen. cargo.

Nov. 18th - Schr. Montezuma, Sandusky, 8434 bush. wheat, Macpherson & Crane.

Schr. W.H. Boulton, Ogdensburgh, in ballast.

Schr. Triton, Toronto, 876 bbls. flour, James Fraser.

Schr. Sarah A. Greene, Detroit, 372 bls. flour, Hooker & Holton.

Schr. Merchant, Port Hope, 510 bbls. flour, James A. Glassford.

Schr. Mayflower, Wellington, 1500 bush. peas, 500 bush. wheat, Jas. Morton.

Schr. Rachael, St. Catharines, 150 bbls. flour, H. McLennan.

Schr. Amherstburgh, Port Sarnia, 9480 W.I. pipes and staves, Calvin & Cook; 158 brls. potash, Hooker & Holton.

Schr. Orleans, Ogdensburgh, in ballast.

Str. Highlander, Ogdensburgh, gen. cargo.


Nov. 16th - Brig Concord, Cleveland, 1143 bars railroad iron, 439 bbls. fish.

Schr. Niagara, Cleveland, 1103 bars railroad iron.

Str. Cataract, Ogdensburgh, pass. and baggage.

Schr. Rachael, Ogdensburgh, 1185 bbls. flour, railroad agent.

Str. Niagara, Lewiston, passengers and baggage.

Scow James Morton, Cape Vincent, in ballast.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 20, 1850