The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 21, 1861


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p.2 The workshops in Messrs. J.P. & J. Abbey's shipyard, Port Robinson, were set fire to on Sunday night. The loss is not stated, nor if there was any insurance. It is supposed to have been the work of incendiaries, and three men, members of the Ship-Carpenters and Caulker's Union, have been arrested, charged with the crime.

-The schooner Fremont, with 14,000 bushels of wheat for Buffalo, sunk in the river last night. The sch. Ben Flint, with a cargo of wheat for Buffalo, is ashore west of Piers, full of water. Both are insured in Buffalo. - Cleveland, Monday June 17th.

Lake Serpent - For years lake fishermen out of Dunkirk have entertained the idea of the existence of veritable lake serpents... 5 fishermen see 16' long object, head and tail erect, of greenish color, for 15-20 minutes. [Rochester Advertiser]


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Date of Original:
June 21, 1861
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KN.23624
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 News (Kingston, ON), June 21, 1861