The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Herald (Kingston, ON), Feb. 2, 1848


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p.2 Feat of Strength - We understand that several gentlemen of this city having some doubts with regard to a feat of strength, recently performed by one of the sailors of H.M.S. Cherokee, viz. lifting the best bower anchor of that vessel, weighing 17 cwt., offered a bet in regard to it. The test was to have come off yesterday at the Dockyard yesterday afternoon; but the skeptics not appearing, of course the affair was "knocked on the head."

Married - Walter McCuniffe, Esq., Harbor Master of this Port, to Mrs. Vallier, also of this City.

Feb. 9, 1848

p.2 City Council - Report of Committee on Wharves and Harbours recommending that the pumps be fitted up, and also that the Light House be raised ten or fifteen feet higher. - Referred back, with power to act.

Feb. 16, 1848

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Feb. 23, 1848

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Date of Original:
Feb. 2, 1848
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KN.3816
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Kingston Herald (Kingston, ON), Feb. 2, 1848