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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Oct 1855


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p.2 The schooner Briton, laden with several thousand bushels of Indian Corn, and consigned to Messrs. Hooker & Holton, was wrecked about 14 miles from Long Point, Prince Edward County. The schooner was sold to Mr. Andrew Minacre of South Bay; the cargo is damaged but will be saved.

-Horrible Sacrifice of Life on the Western Waters, in 44 Years - from Lloyd's Steamboat Directory there were 39,672 deaths and 381 boats and cargoes lost.

-Imports - 10, 11; Exports - 10.


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Date of Publication:
13 Oct 1855
Local identifier:
KN.7565
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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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 British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Oct 1855