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Year:  1859 
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 April 1859 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 April 1859,   Spring Walk I "A Walk Along the Wharves" There was a time when the Spring Walks of the British Whig were read and criticized; but that's a long time ago. Railroads and Propellers have destroyed the Forwarding Trade of good old Kingston, and a newswriter might traverse the Wharves and Docks...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 April 1859 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 April 1859,   Spring Walk III "The River and Lake Line of Mail Steamers" As the several Boats belonging to this well-known line are now on their respective trips, the opening of the Lachine and St. Lawrence Canals having set them in motion, it may be as well to refresh our readers' memories with the...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 4, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 4, 1859,   p.4 Direct Trade Between Our Upper Lakes and Europe - During the past two years ten vessels, with a total tonnage of 3,600 tons, were built at Cleveland, Ohio and freighted by merchants of that city for English ports, their cargoes being chiefly staves and black walnut lumber. They all disposed...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 11, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 11, 1859,   p.2 Fishing For Salmon Trout - fishing from inside tent, at Cape Vincent, through ice. [Northern Journal] ...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 18, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 18, 1859,   p.4 The Sault Ste. Marie Canal - Gov. of Michigan recommends finishing of work. ...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 25, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 25, 1859,   p.2 American Naval Intelligence - nine commissioned or warranted men attached to str. Michigan on the Lakes. p.3 Died - At Point Frederick on 22nd Feb., James Machray, Foreman of Stores, Military Store Department, H.M. Dockyard, 57 years old. ...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), March 4, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), March 4, 1859,   p.1 Melancholy Accident - Capt. Macreadie, of brig. British Queen, and others fell through ice, his wife and her brother drown. [Sarnia Observer] The Board of Lake Underwriters, which has been in session for several days in Chicago, adjourned on Friday week to meet in New York on the 3rd Monday...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), March 11, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), March 11, 1859,   p.2 Opening of Navigation at Toronto - The Globe says that the bay at Toronto is now entirely free from ice, and navigation for the season has opened. On Saturday the schooner Caledonia arrived at the Custom House Wharf from Lewiston and Niagara, with a cargo of hay, whisky and stones. This ...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), March 18, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), March 18, 1859,   p.2 ice gone in bay at Kingston; boats crossing to Wolfe and Garden Island; ice floating near Snake Island and lighthouse. ..."Nearly all the River and Lake Steamers have been undergoing repairs during the winter, and it is proposed, we believe, to make an early start in Lake and River, so as...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), March 25, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), March 25, 1859,   p.1 Severe Storm - Pierrepont fights way to Cape Vincent; wooden storehouse which stood on the wharf at foot of Union St., belonging to Marine Railway, was blown down. p.2 The Storm at Garden Island - lots of wood and cribbing blown away. Charlotte (Rochester) March 17th - First Arrival - The...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), April 1, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), April 1, 1859,   p.3 The schooner Bay of Quinte, Capt. Gaskin, left Kingston harbor on Monday for Toronto, with a fair wind and fair weather, and reached Toronto in 20 hours, escaping the gale which sprang up from the West. p.4 The Harbor - The first keel to open the waters of the harbor from the westward, was...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), April 7, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), April 7, 1859,   p.1 Propeller Blown Up - The American propeller Lady of the Lake, belonging to the Northern Transportation Company's New York & Erie Railroad Line, left Cleveland on Friday evening for Dunkirk, having on board 1600 bbls. of flour, 50 bbls. of highwines, 100 bbls. of pork, 300 bags of wheat, ...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), April 15, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), April 15, 1859,   p.2 City Council - Councillor Berry once was a part owner of a boat with Mr. Anglin. p.3 Loss of the Linnie Powell - In noticing several accidents by the late severe gales, we stated that a vessel of Port Dover had been lost on the night of the 18th ultimo, near Buffalo. This vessel was the ...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), April 22, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), April 22, 1859,   p.3 Opening of Canal Navigation - The water will be let into the Lachine Canal today (20th), and the Beauharnois, Cornwall and Williamsburgh Canals will also be opened. The steamer St. Helen is being prepared for the business of the season, and will be ready to occupy her old route, from ...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), April 29, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), April 29, 1859,   p.2 A Mirage - the Canadian shore only looked a few miles away. [Oswego Times 21st] p.3 The dam on the Rideau Canal, above Smith's Falls, has given way; the breach is a very large one, and navigation will be interrupted for a considerable length of time. The same dam gave out and was repaired ...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), May 6, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), May 6, 1859,   p.2 Steamer Kingston - This popular steamer, Captain Kelly, made her appearance at our wharf, on Tuesday last on her way to Montreal. Many of the Captain's friends flocked down to see him, and at his departure, gave him three cheers. The Kingston and her commander, are deservedly popular. She ...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), May 13, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), May 13, 1859,   p.1 str. Islander takes large shipment of grain etc. to Malta, for Bruce Township. [Kincardine Commonwealth] The Assizes Friday, May 7th - Anglin v. The Grand Trunk Railway This was an action brought by the plaintiff, who is the owner of a wharf in the lower bay of this city, at the...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), May 20, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), May 20, 1859,   ....M. 1:15 P.M. 3:00 P.M. Steamboat Office, United States Wharf, Kingston, 16th May, 1859. ...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), May 27, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), May 27, 1859,   ... FALCONER, FRASER & GEORGE, WM. NICKLE. May 12th, 1859. City Council - Report of Committee on Wharves and Harbor - Mr. Scobell is willing that wharf for city should be built outside of his wharf, Dr. Dickson having agreed to build it there if city would accept that site; city was taking legal...
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), June 3, 1859 
TextNewspapers  Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), June 3, 1859,   p.3 An inquest was held on Saturday in the township of Pittsburgh before Mr. Coroner Bryant on the body of Maurice Powers, a sailor who was drowned off Nine Mile Point from the schooner Omar Pacha on the 8th April last. The body washed ashore at Milton's Point on the 28th. The Omar Pacha happened...
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