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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Apr 1862


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p.2 Police Court - a drunk woman falls down hatch of British Lion while looking for husband.

-Kingston Commerce and Marine - a list of what is happening at the various wharves in Kingston harbor - arrivals, departures, cargoes etc.

-Opening of Navigation - Port Colborne - D. Tindall, from Toledo, is unloading. [St. Catherines Post]

-Port Robinson - 14-15 vessels being repaired; Messrs. Abbey employ about 75 men. [ibid]

-Port Dalhousie - 60 vessels waiting to get through canal; prop Ontario passed. [ibid]

-Goderich - steamers Kaloolah and Valley City made their first trips. [Signal]

-Opening of Navigation on Lake Huron

-First Vessel Through the Welland Canal - prop Vermont; G.W.R.'s propeller line composed of 7 props to run between Chicago and Sarnia.

-schooner Africa taking wheat to Oswego at 10¢ per bushel. [Detroit Adv.]

-Saginaw Bay - still full of ice. [ibid]

-Later From the Ice - steamer Sea Bird had to return because of ice. [ibid]

-Got Off - schooner Sea Gull was ashore at Fairport, now safe at Cleveland. [Buffalo Com. Adv. 15th]

-The Schooner R.B. Hubbard Sunk - in Sandusky Bay in 12' water. [ibid]

-First Sail Arrival - sch. Ben Flint, Capt. Kline, from Toledo with corn. [ibid]

-4 props ready to launch and 3 others progressing; 5 others to be started; brigs Sonora and Mayflower receiving repairs on railway. [Ogdensburgh Journal 15th]

-several vessels cleared on Saturday including prop Akron with merchandise for Cleveland. [ibid]

-Imports - 18,19.


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Clippings
Date of Publication:
21 Apr 1862
Local identifier:
KN.9226
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Copyright Statement:
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), 21 Apr 1862