The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), March 4, 1848


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p.2 Melancholy Accident - On the afternoon of Thursday, as Capt. Abbott, sailing master of the steamer Ireland, was engaged in hoisting a mast on board the steamer Queen Victoria he was accidentally precipitated from the deck into the hold, striking his head with so much violence as to produce concussion of the brain. He lingered in a state of insensibility until last evening, when he died. Capt. Abbott was very generally esteemed in this city.

SALE OF REAL ESTATE.

Will be sold by Public Auction on Saturday the 18th day of March next, at the Court House, City of Kingston, the following

WATER AND BUILDING LOTS

in the village of

PORTSMOUTH,

The property of the late John McLeod, viz.:

WATER LOTS - Nos. 11 and 14. On one of these is a substantial Wharf 140 x 60 feet, having water on three of its sides, of sufficient depth for loading vessels of a large drought. The other fronting on the River, contains about an Acre of ground, and is well suited for any works requiring a superior Water Privilege.

VILLAGE LOTS - Nos. 17, 38, 41, 42, 52, 57 and 58.

The above Properties are most eligibly situated, being within about a mile of the City of Kingston, and commands a fine view of the Bay and River. The Harbor is known as the safest on the Lakes, and a large and increasing business is done in the village, where several yards for Ship-building, Two Marine Railways, a Steam Saw and Planing Mill, a Brewery, and other works, are in successful operation.

A correct plan of the premises may be seen at the office of Messrs. Kirkpatrick and Burrowes, to whom reference can be made, or to either of the undersigned, who will point out the premises, and furnish intending purchasers with all other necessary information. Terms published at the opening of Sale.

THOS. MASSON,

ANGUS McLEOD,

Joint Executors.

OLIPHANT & WATT,

Auctioneers.

Kingston, Feb. 26th, 1848.


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Date of Original:
March 4, 1848
Local identifier:
KN.4114
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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Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), March 4, 1848