The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), March 18, 1859

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p.2 ice gone in bay at Kingston; boats crossing to Wolfe and Garden Island; ice floating near Snake Island and lighthouse.

..."Nearly all the River and Lake Steamers have been undergoing repairs during the winter, and it is proposed, we believe, to make an early start in Lake and River, so as not to be forestalled by the American Steam Navigation Company of Ogdensburg, who propose to run all their steamers this season."

p.4 Great Conflagration - fire broke out in steammill, on wharf adjoining the extensive premises of the Kingston Foundry, belonging to Messrs. Bruce, Davidson & Doran, and spread to brick house occupied by Mr. George Thurston, foreman of the Kingston Marine Railway.

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Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), March 18, 1859