The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Dec 1876

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p.2 The County Council - all real-estate in Frontenac County liable to assessment was valued; "Of Portsmouth the valuators say that many houses are vacant. The shipyard is idle and there is a general stagnation and consequent depreciation in the values of property. The tannery and brewery are fully at work; if it were not for this the village would be almost deserted.

Dec. 15, 1876


Dec. 16, 1876

p.3 Effects of Last Nights Storm - a half dozen barges owned by Millar & Co. and Macphie & Co. broke loose and drifted towards Point Frederick, America belonging to Millar & Co. sunk and filled with water; the Lion of Macphie's line is aground; sch. Ben Folger, lying at Messrs. Holcomb & Stewart's, had her quarters stove in.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Dec 1876