The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Nov 1871

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p.2 City Council - The Wolfe Island Canal - a suit now pending between Hinckley & Co. and heirs of late O.S. Gildersleeve, asking Court to annul lease to late Mr. Gildersleeve from the canal company, as it gives occasion for unjust and exorbitant tolls; the lease was given in 1858 and expires in 1873, rent of £110 per annum, city is a large shareholder.

- discussion of ice house being built at Market Battery, petitioner had sole control of Fish Market, prices were kept high, the fisheries around Kingston were a monopoly.

-Imports - 13,14.

-Marine Accidents - brig Saxon of Oswego ashore 2 miles southwest from Long Point Light with cargo of block stone; Canadian sch. Juliette sank off Madison, Ohio, loaded with grind stones.

p.3 The Rideau Canal - is frozen up; the wood supply for steamers running short.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Nov 1871