The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 May 1859

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p.2 Rideau Canal - breach repaired.

-An Outrageous & High Handed Proceeding - schooner Empress attached by Sheriff of Niagara, forcibly removed from Buffalo. [Buffalo Express]

-Death of John Paxton Sr, An Old Kingstonian - born in Kingston in 1790, the oldest son of Capt. Thomas Paxton who was lost while in command of government schooner Speedy in 1804.

-Imports - 20.

p.3 ad for new steamer Ottawa, Ryan, master, on Rideau Canal.

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23 May 1859
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 May 1859