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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 15, 1835


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p.2 Early on Friday morning the St. George steamer called at our wharf, but finding no one on the pier head at that moment (it being scarcely light) we understand Captain Harper called out "where is the Warder now?" referring, no doubt, to things long since gone by. We respond to the call - the Warder is at his post, and we beg to assure Captain Harper he shall ever find an advocate in us, when he is neglected at our port, which we believe was the case on the morning in question. We have made enquiry into the matter, and find that the hands who usually attend the steamboats were at that moment absent; we believe attending to some business at the light house erecting on Gull Island; at the same time we are perfectly satisfied that the men's absence was unintentional. [Port Hope Warder]

letter to Editor - says that the Travels in Upper Canada article on Garden Island had a few errors - the tower is only 25 feet high and the descriptions of the fruits and rarities is not true. signed SNAPPING TURTLE.

Chronicle VS Whig over Rideau Canal news - Whig says the Chronicle steals from the Whig.

RIDEAU CANAL.

Arrived.

Sept. 12 - The steamer Bytown, Robins, with barge Mayflower in tow, 61 passengers (consignees listed.)

Sept. 13 - The steamer Thomas McKay, Chambers, with barge Hope in tow. 75 Passengers. (consignees listed)

Sept. 15 - Steamer Margaret, Moorhouse, with barges Jane and Dolphin in tow. 45 passengers (consignees listed.)

Sailed.

Sept. 12 - The steamer Bytown, Robins, with whiskey & pork for Bytown.

Sept. 14 - The steamer Thomas McKay, Chambers, with ashes, whisky, pork, flour, for Bytown, Smith's Falls etc.

Sept. 12 - The barge Mary, per St. Lawrence, starch, pork, and naval stores.

Sept. 13 - The barge Mayflower, with ashes and naval stores.


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Date of Original:
Sept. 15, 1835
Local identifier:
KN.4853
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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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 15, 1835