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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 18, 1847


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STEAMBOAT FOR SALE.

The Low pressure steamer ISLAND QUEEN, now lying in the harbor of Kingston, will be sold by Public Auction, on the 29th day of December, inst., unless previously disposed of by private sale.

Sale at One o'clock, on board the vessel. Terms liberal.

Private applications for purchase to be made (Post-paid) to

McDONALD & CAMPBELL.

Kingston, Dec. 14th, 1847.

We regret to state that Captain Duffy, of the propeller Adventure lost his life very suddenly on Wednesday night. The Adventure was endeavoring to make the wharf at Youngstown, and Captain Duffy was upon deck, giving the necessary directions. It is presumed that he had gone to the side for the purpose of observation when the vessel, under the influence of a heavy gale, struck heavily on the wharf, and the concussion threw him overboard. The body was recovered in a very few minutes, but life was extinct, and it was found that in addition to a severe wound on the forehead, the right arm was broken in two or three places. [Niagara Chronicle]


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Date of Original:
Dec. 18, 1847
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KN.5463
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), Dec. 18, 1847