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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 March 1864 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 March 1864,   Spring Walk by the Old Hand II THE WHARFS OF KINGSTON The Wharfs or Wharves or Kingston, which should it be? Wharfs is decidedly the best word, but not so often used as Wharves, tho' infinitely more English. Well, the Wharfs of Kingston are the subject of this day's "Walk," an uncongenial,...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 March 1864 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 March 1864,   Spring Walk by the Old Hand III THE SHIPPING INTEREST OF KINGSTON. However much this good city of ours is indebted to its fertile back country on all sides, yet it cannot be denied that its Shipping Interest is one great source of its prosperity and wealth. The favorable position of ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 1, 1864 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 1, 1864,   ... p.3 Imports - Dec. 30th - Str. Pierrepont, Cape Vincent - (mixed cargo) Dec. 31st - Pierrepont, Cape Vincent - (mixed cargo) ]NOTES[1864 KINGSTON DAILY NEWS (available on microfilm at Queen's University Stauffer Library) ** Note - whenever (mixed cargo) appears, it means that the detailed ......
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 4, 1864 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 4, 1864,   p.2 Lake Navigation In Winter - The schooner Susan Seibel, Capt. John Petten, sailed for Port Hope today with a full cargo of garden seeds. She was cut out of ice six inches thick at Charlotte. [Rochester Union, Dec. 24th] ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 5, 1864 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 5, 1864,   p.2 Pierrepont Frozen Up - While on her way to Kingston on Friday the steamer Pierrepont became ice-bound about two miles from the foot of Long Island, where she now lies firmly frozen in for the winter. On her condition becoming known to the owners they despatched a quarter of beef and some...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 8, 1864 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 8, 1864,   p.2 Wire Rigging - Capt. Gaskin has just now several gangs of men employed in fitting up wire-rigging for a number of vessels. The Captain has received a number of letters from persons interested in shipping, certifying to the superiority and cheapness of this description of rigging, including...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1864 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1864,   p.2 Trade of Chicago In 1863 - The Grain Trade - facts and figures [Chicago Tribune Jan. 1st] Police Court - two sailors convicted of assault. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 14, 1864 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 14, 1864,   p.2 Burning of the Green Island Lighthouse - We learn from the Sandusky Register of Monday last that the Light House on Green Island, Lake Erie, was burned between seven and eight o'clock, Friday evening last. A party from Put-in-Bay was on the Island and were at supper when the fire was ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 15, 1864 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 15, 1864,   p.2 Shipping Trade of the Past Year - During the season of navigation lately closed, 392 British vessels have been engaged in the coasting trade from this port, the number of trips made by them being 2,501. 182 British vessels have traded to the United States, and made 968 trips. The number of ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 16, 1864 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 16, 1864,   p.2 Canal Enlargement - reasons why lake route is better than proposed Ottawa Canal route. [American Railroad Journal]...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 26, 1864 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 26, 1864,   p.2 New Vessel - The keel of a new ship is now being laid by Messrs. E. Berry & Co. at their yard in Portsmouth. The new vessel is to be of 1000 tons burden, and is intended for the Atlantic trade. On Saturday the same firm purchased the well-known steam-mill property in Portsmouth for a ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 27, 1864 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 27, 1864,   p.2 The New Canal - proposed to go around Niagara Falls on American side; seen as positive for Kingston. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 30, 1864 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 30, 1864,   p.3 A Line of Vessels to Run Between Chicago & Liverpool - The Chicago Tribune says:- We are gratified at the announcement which appears in some of the papers that a line of first class packets is advertised to run between this port and England, commencing in April next. Of the successful ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 6, 1864 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 6, 1864,   p.2 Police Court - 2 sailors fined for being drunk. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 8, 1864 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 8, 1864,   p.2 The Inland Navigation Company - The Inland Navigation Steamboat Company have just held their annual meeting at Montreal, and elected a staff of directors. The appointment of a captain to the new boat the Grecian, now in course of completion at Montreal, has caused changes with regard to the...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 10, 1864 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 10, 1864,   p.2 City Council - Ald. Allen moved, seconded by Ald. Dillon, that a special committee, consisting of Ald. Wilmot, Baker, Macarow, Coun. Phillips, and the mover, be appointed to investigate and ascertain the amount of money invested by the Corporation of Kingston in the Wolfe Island Canal...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 12, 1864 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 12, 1864,   p.2 Lake Ontario Steamers - There will be a daily line between Lewiston, Toronto, Rochester, Oswego, and the St. Lawrence ports, when the season has fairly opened. It is probable that during April, however, the boats will run tri-weekly as formerly. The North Shore steamer Rochester, now lying at...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 13, 1864 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 13, 1864,   ... p.3 Kingston Foundry - The undersigned are prepared to make, on the shortest notice, Propeller Screw Wheels, in loom, of any size or pitch. No charge for patterns. Davidson and Doran, 11th February, 1864.......
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 15, 1864 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 15, 1864,   p.2 Mr. Berry's New Vessels - They have stirring times at Mr. E. Berry's shipyard at Portsmouth. An almost incredible amount of timber is being laid in from different parts of the adjacent country, and the way to the shipyard is literally blocked up with the teams which are dragging it in. Over...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 16, 1864 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 16, 1864,   p.2 Mr. Jenkin's Ship Yard - A large amount of repairs is being done just now at this old yard, whence so many famous vessels have been launched. The steamers Ottawa and Colonist, of Messrs. Jacques & Tracy's line, are on the ways undergoing thorough general repair. The boilers of the Ottawa ...
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