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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jul 1872


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p.2 Harbor Improvement - $10,000 from Ministry of Public Works for harbor dredging seen as election bait from M.P.; why was government engineer inspecting Wolfe Island Canal - will it be private benefit?

-V.P.T.W.C. - 10.

-Imports - 10.

p.3 Rideau Canal - Gazelle returned from Kingston Mills; repairs are completed, Louise was the first steamer down.

Wreck of the Kingston - A party of wreckers, under command of Captain Howard, of Montreal, with a tug and the proper appliances, has left to raise the machinery and hull of the Royal Mail steamer Kingston, lately destroyed by fire at Grenadier Island, near Brockville.

-The Picton Harbor - needs dredging, want assistance from government.


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Date of Publication:
11 Jul 1872
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KN.12194
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jul 1872