The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 6, 1879


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p.3 Bunting - displayed on vessels in harbor honoring late Bishop O'Brien.

The Josephine Accident - jury verdict did not fix blame for deaths.

The H. Rooney - Capt. J.H. Radford has purchased from J.A. Peterson his half interest in the brig Henry Rooney, which has been engaged in the timber trade, but which Capt. Radford proposes to run in the trade between Montreal and Nova Scotia, carrying flour down and coal up. Last night the Rooney was chartered to bring a cargo of coal from Cleveland at $1.50 per ton.

Wind Wafts - The tug Bronson of the M.T. Co. took a number of loaded barges down the river last evening.

The Princess Louise brought up about sixty pleasure seekers from the Park and Clayton this morning.

The Guiding Star takes wheat from Detroit to Kingston at 4 3/4 cents; and the schooners Annie Falconer, Shandon and Craftsman take wheat from Toledo to Kingston at 4 1/2 cents. The Maggie McRae is chartered at Chicago for Kingston also.

Historic Relic - anchor from 1815 at Holland Landing.


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Date of Original:
Aug. 6, 1879
Local identifier:
KN.13736
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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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 6, 1879