The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 4, 1879


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p.3 The harbour is frozen over up as far as the Nine Mile light house.

Mr. John H. Greer - The Hamilton papers contain interesting notices of this gentleman, who was born in Londonderry, on the 21st of June, 1810, and was therefore in his 69th year. He was eductated in Ireland, and came to Canada in 1829, settling at Kingston, where he embarked in business with great success. He eventually went into partnership with Mr. Donald Bethune in the forwarding and wharfage, and prospered in this till 1851, when the premises were destroyed by fire. He then removed to Hamilton, and again entered into business with some success, but through bad health was compelled to retire, and took a farm near Ancaster. In March 1858, he he was appointed Registrar of Wentworth, and has filled the position ever since with the greatest satisfaction....


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Date of Original:
Jan. 4, 1879
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KN.26311
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English
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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 4, 1879