The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 22, 1850

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p.2 A Family Cast Away on Lake Superior - four people set out in a skiff from Eagle Harbor, Lake Superior, to reach Eagle River (10 miles away); George Witherall was engaged building a Government Light House on point projecting out into Harbor, saw them go by, wind blew them away from shore; finally picked up by schooner after 7 days. [Cleveland Plaindealer]

Kingston Imports.

Nov. 19th - Str. Cataract, Ogdensburgh, gen. cargo.

Schr. Minerva, Cobourg, 998 bbls. flour, 23 firkins butter, H. & S. Jones.

Barge Belfast, Montreal, gen. cargo.

Nov. 20th - Str. Ontario, Oswego, gen. cargo.

Schr. Armada, Sandusky, 10,000 bush. wheat and 15 bush. clover seed, Macpherson & Crane.

Str. Bay State, Oswego, gen. cargo.

Prop. Ireland, Ogdensburgh, in ballast.

Prop. Boston, Ogdensburgh, in ballast.

Schr. Erin, River Trent, 1600 bush. wheat, 3800 bush. rye, James Morton.

Schr. Sarnia, Morpeth, 5679 bush. wheat and 11 bbls. pot-ash, Hooker & Holton.

Str. Niagara, Oswego, gen. cargo.


Nov. 19th - Str. Cataract, Lewiston, pass. and baggage.

Brig Shakespeare, Cleveland, 1780 bars railroad iron

Nov. 20th - Brig Orleans, Cleveland, 1052 bars railroad iron.

Str. Ontario, Ogdensburgh, pass. and baggage.

Str. Bay State, Ogdensburgh, pass. and baggage.

Schr. Racine, Cleveland, 1318 bars railroad iron.

Str. Niagara, Ogdensburgh, pass. and baggage.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 22, 1850