The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 26, 1866


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p.2 The Cable to Cape Vincent - Calvin & Breck's tug steamer Wellington took over to Garden Island yesterday a full reel of the telegraphic cable which is to connect Kingston with Cape Vincent in a few days. Since then the cable has been laid by that steamer between Port Sydney, Pittsburgh, and Wolfe Island, and that part of the cable to connect Wolfe Island and Cape Vincent is now being put on board the same steamer, and will be laid down on Monday. Immediately afterwards the connection between Wolfe and Garden Islands will be made. The starting point on this side of Wolfe Island will be at Knapp's Point, thence to the turnpike, to finish up at Hinckley's on the south side of the Island....

-Capt. Hutchinson, of the schooner Sasco, reports that one of his crew, Thomas Savage, of Oswego, fell off the jib-boom and was drowned in Lake Huron last week. The body was recovered and subsequently buried at North Fox Island.

Police Court - man on scow Jessie Brown steals watch.

Imports - 25,26; Exports - 25,26.


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Newspaper
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Date of Original:
May 26, 1866
Local identifier:
KN.20566
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), May 26, 1866