The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 20, 1888


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p.6 Bedford Mills - Joseph Mercie, of Kingston, who has been engaged by Tett Bros. to oversee the work of placing the steambarge Mary Bedford from the Devil Lake waters across to the Rideau canal waters, finds a very rough route. He is progressing fast and hopes to complete the job this week.

p.8 Incidents Of The Day - Capt. John Leadford (sic - Ledford ?), Wolfe Island, died on Friday last. He was over 70 years of age, and well known on this lake, having owned and sailed several schooners for a number of years, including the schooner Fannie Leadford. His death was caused by catarrh.


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Date of Original:
Jan. 20, 1888
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KN.15731b
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), Jan. 20, 1888