The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 22, 1854

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p.2 City Council Proceedings - communication from late Mayor John Counter about Wolfe Island Railway and Canal Co. - finding rock instead of clay while digging canal - this will add 4000 to 6000 pounds to cost of canal; it is now ready for small steamers and craft but is not yet excavated to a uniform depth of 6 feet below low water mark; he wants City Council to subscribe to at least 50 % more stock; Ald. Gildersleeve (a stockholder himself) cautioned Council to consider carefully before subscribing.

Petition - G.M. Kinghorn wanted to extend his wharf 60 feet; another discussion - if council got a grant of the unceded water lots from gov't, persons extending their wharves would be liable to pay rent for same.

Feb. 23, 1854


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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 22, 1854