The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Saturday, February 29, 1840


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(From the Toronto Patriot.)
INDEMNIFICATION FOR LOSSES.

The House on the motion of Col. Prince, went into a committee of the whole for granting a sum sufficient to indemnify persons from losses, and to pay all demands arising out of the late rebellion and invasion of this country....

The poor man who kept the light house on Bois Blanc Island, had all his property destroyed, or taken away, and he had not received one sixpence. Stores were destroyed; one case, property worth $10,000 was destroyed..... A Mr. McGregor had a steam boat, worth £5,000 destroyed, because it was in the employment of the Government. He had received through the liberality of His Excellency, the Governor General £2,000 of the money.... [small part extracted]


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Clippings
Date of Original:
Saturday, February 29, 1840
Local identifier:
GLN.2986
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Saturday, February 29, 1840