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Year:  1851 
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 March 1851 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 March 1851,   Spring Walk I Time the remorseless eater-up of all things has made our other annual revolution and compels us to take again that "Walk," which it seems but the other day to have been finished and ended. In youth the hours stand idly still; in early manhood, they glide along ,more swiftly but...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 April 1851 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 April 1851,   Spring Walk II Contrary to general expectation, the opening of Kingston Harbor has been greatly accelerated by favorable circumstances, and the consequence is, that it has taken the shipping interest somewhat by surprise. Every body is therefore doing everything in double quick time, and we...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 April 1851 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 April 1851,   Spring Walk III THE WHARVES AND WHARFINGERS OF KINGSTON: As various changes have taken place this season in the location of the several Forwarders and Wharfingers, a concise notice of such establishment may be found useful, and not out of place in this Our Walk." MCINTOSH'S WHARF.- Mr. ...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 2, 1851 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 2, 1851,   ... 1851 DAILY BRITISH WHIG (available on microfilm at Kingston-Frontenac Public Library, and at Queen's University, Stauffer Library.) p.2 DETROIT RIVER - ITS FISHERIES. The number of white fish taken from the Detroit River the present year, from the 25th of September to the 25th of November, ......
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 4, 1851 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 4, 1851,   p.2 Died - This morning, at the British American Hotel, Kingston, after a short illness, much regretted by his numerous friends, Capt. W.C. Lawless, of the River Mail Steamer Ottawa. ...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 6, 1851 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 6, 1851,   p.2 DEATH OF CAPTAIN LAWLESS. The British Whig of Saturday most unexpectedly contained the intelligence of the untimely decease of this most excellent gentleman. Captain Lawless had been indisposed for some few days past, but his illness was of an ordinary description, and none of his many ...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 8, 1851 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 8, 1851,   p.2 Canadian Trade on Lake Champlain [O. Times] ...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 11, 1851 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 11, 1851,   p.2 The number of disasters on the Lakes during the past year, have been one hundred and seventy, as follows:- Thirty one steamers, nine propellers, two barks, thirty-four brigs, eighty-eight schooners and six scows. The loss of property was: on steamboats, $265,700; propellers, $30,444; ...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 15, 1851 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 15, 1851,   p.2 New Use of Electric Telegraph - The Telegraph now gives notice of storms! For example, the telegraph at Chicago and Toledo notifies ship masters at Buffalo and Cleveland, and also on Lake Ontario of the approach of a north west storm. The result is practically of great importance.....We are...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 18, 1851 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 18, 1851,   ... DISSETT. Prescott, Jan. 17th, 1851. ...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1851 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1851,   p.2 Loss of the Maid of the Mist - sunk at dock while moored for winter [Rochester American] The Canadian Canals in 1850 - business statistics. (1 full column) [Globe] ...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 23, 1851 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 23, 1851,   p.2 Appointment of Capt. Drew - as Naval Storekeeper at Cape of Good Hope - he cut out the Caroline and sent her over the falls in 1837. Buffalo, Jan. 22nd - The steamer Hendrik Hudson sailed last evening for Detroit. There is no ice in the lake to obstruct her passage. ...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 28, 1851 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 28, 1851,   p.2 Hon. H. Merritt - he is completing his reports about why freights are so high on St. Lawrence River. [Mirror] ...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 29, 1851 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 29, 1851,   ... of the same, approved of by the Chief Engineer of Public Works; which plans and specifications with form of Tenders, may be seen and any further information obtained, on application to JOHN M'DONALD. Gananoque, Jan. 27th, 1851. ...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 30, 1851 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 30, 1851,   p.2 First Authentic Changes - Mr. William Bowen, late Captain Bowen, of the Passport, has taken, for the ensuing season, Counter's Wharf, last year in the occupation of Mr. Hugh McLennan. In addition to the ordinary duties of wharfinger, Mr. Wm. Bowen will act as special Agent for the new steamer...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 31, 1851 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 31, 1851,   p.2 Assizes at Toronto - Nelson vs. Sutherland over missing chest on Magnet; Ross vs. Macpherson & Crane for loss of bale of goods. ...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 3, 1851 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 3, 1851,   p.2 Ogdensburgh, Jan. 25th - The most severe gale that has visited us for many years, occurred yesterday. ...The schooner Fairfield was capsized and sunk, and the brig Quebec sustained considerable injury. ...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb  4, 1851 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb  4, 1851,   ... strictly legal. Verdict for plaintiff for 6644 Pds. 14s. 2d., subject to the opinion of the court above on certain questions of law. Feb. 5, 6, 7, 8, 1851 nil ...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 10, 1851 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 10, 1851,   p.2 The Buffalo papers are urging an early application of $20,000 appropriated by Congress in 1849 for the erection of a lighthouse upon the Horse Shoe Reef, or its vicinity. As the appropriation is likely to revert to the government for non-use, owing to the fact that the proposed site is...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 11, 1851 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 11, 1851,   p.2 St. Lawrence vs. Erie Canal - in Spring Canadian merchant can get his goods quicker through New York canals than by St. Lawrence. [Rochester Democrat] - additional comment saying that for several years St. Lawrence canals have opened earlier and closed later than Erie canals. ...
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