The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Jan 1876

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p.3 For Sale - Herbert Dudley of Kingston offered for sale at Port Colborne, only bid $3,500, not sold.

Lost Overboard - young man lost while sailing from Toronto to Kingston last fall, mother seeking body.

Jan. 25, 1876

p.3 Vessel Taxation - vessel men are feeling anxious respecting the fate of the petition sent by the City to the Ontario legislature anent vessel taxation. The session is rapidly drawing to a close, and they naturally feel that a disposition should be made of it. Last session no action was taken on a similar petition because time did not permit of it. It is hoped the present one may fare better.

-a new steamboat building at Oswego 124', to cost $8,000, to be called Lyman Tremain.

Jan. 26, 1876

p.2 Canal Income - facts and figures on Rideau Canal.

Jan. 27, 1876

p.3 Keel - Wm. Power laid keel of a new vessel, full canal-sized, the second on the stocks at the Marine Railway at the present time.

Breach of Promise - a vessel's female cook after a young Kingston captain.

Jan. 28, 1876


Jan. 29, 1876


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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Jan 1876