The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 1, 1847

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p.2 THE FIRE OF YESTERDAY - on Greer's Wharf, destroys warehouse full of flour, from 6000 to 7000 barrels; men from H.M.S. Cherokee help fight fire; "the loss will principally fall upon the owners of the flour and other goods in store, who in spite of repeated remonstrances on the part of the Forwarders, send down their stuff to Kingston, there to be Warehoused, and neglect to insure it."; J.H. Greer & Company but recently commenced business as forwarders, and were doing an immense trade.

p.3 Government Notice - Tenders called to supply 4-oared clinker built boat and 4 men to work for Royal Engineer Dept.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 1, 1847