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Year:  1868 
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 1 Dec. 1868 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 1 Dec. 1868,   NOTE: This is a translation of a portion of the Nouveau voyage d'un pais plus grand que l'Europe (Utrecht, 1698) a published description of the very early exploration of the Great Lakes region by French adventurers by the Belgian Recollet missionary father Louis Hennepin. It describes the...
St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), Sat., 16 May 1868 
TextNewspapers  St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), Sat., 16 May 1868,   A Schooner Capsized. - Capt. John Boyne of the schooner Petrel, as he left the port of St. Joseph, on Friday the 8th inst., and had got within about 15 miles of Chicago, discovered a vessel lying on her beams' end, filled with water. Upon approaching the wreck it proved to be the schooner...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 2, 1868 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 2, 1868,   ... nil ] NOTES[1868 KINGSTON DAILY NEWS (available on microfilm ? at Queen's University - Library) (available on microfilm at Kingston Public Library from Oct. 6th on) ......
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1868 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1868,   p.2 Vessels Laid Up in Kingston & Vicinity - The following are the names of the steamers, propellers and sailing craft generally, laid up in this harbor for the winter, as well as those which have gone into winter quarters at Garden Island:- Steamers - Grecian, Kingston, Magnet, Champion, Bay ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 10, 1868 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 10, 1868,   p.2 Board of Trade - Enlargement of Canals & Shipping Interest; Reciprocity; Shortage of Grain - ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1868 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1868,   p.3 Sloop For Sale - The fast sailing sloop Greyhound, carrying capacity 3,000 bushels, with sails and rigging complete, and in first rate condition. Apply to Joseph Dix, Jr., Garden Island. Jan. 11th. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 20, 1868 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 20, 1868,   Fire at Kingston Distillery - mentions burning of equipment of barque John Breden, owned by Folger Bros. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 21, 1868 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 21, 1868,   the recent fire - ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 7, 1868 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 7, 1868,   Canadian Inland Navigation Company - annual meeting. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 8, 1868 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 8, 1868,   Inland Navigation Company - list of vessels and captains. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 17, 1868 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 17, 1868,   p.2 THE AMERICAN AND CANADIAN CARRYING TRADE To the Editor of the Daily News. Taking it for granted that it would give general satisfaction if our Government would make some concessions to Canadian vessel owners on the Great Lakes, the question arises how can it be effected? As there is no ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 20, 1868 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 20, 1868,   p.2 Wire Rigging - A writer in the English Mechanic establishes a point which had been questioned, namely that Mr. George Binks, of the firm of Binks, Brothers, Milwall, was the first to introduce the manufacture of wire rope. The first experiments were made in 1834. The first persons in England...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 22, 1868 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 22, 1868,   p.2 Wire Rigging - (same as Feb. 20th with this addition) We understand that Capt. Gaskin has already fitted out 28 vessels on the lakes, and is still receiving orders for the spring business....
Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 10, 1868 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 10, 1868,   p.2 Spring Notes - The caulking hammer is already heard sounding the advance of the busy scene of preparation which will shortly become general along the harbour. Various vessels are already undergoing repairs, while others have been under repair for some time. A good deal of work is being done...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 12, 1868 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 12, 1868,   p.3 Insolvent Act of 1864 and Amendments Thereto - in the matter of George Chaffey and William Chaffey trading under the name, style and firm of George Chaffey & Bro., Insolvents. -The Creditors of the Insolvents are notified that they have made an assignment of their Estate and effects under ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 13, 1868 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 13, 1868,   ... sustained damage by the sinking of the propeller Magnet was sold by public auction by J.J. Linton, and was bought by the plaintiff, 5,000 bushels at 6 3/4 cents a bushel. The sale took place at the St. Lawrence wharf, at the instance of the Kingston agent of the company, Mr. Swift, and the conditions were...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 14, 1868 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 14, 1868,   p.2 County Court - In the case of David vs the Home Insurance Co., tried on Friday, the jury failed to agree and were discharged. The action will be brought on again at the forthcoming assizes....
Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 17, 1868 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 17, 1868,   p.2 County Court - Brown vs Mitchell et al - This was an action growing out of the sale of the wheat in the hold of the propeller Magnet at the time she was being taken on the ways at Portsmouth for repairs. When Mr. David refused to ratify his condition of the sale, for reasons already stated,...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 18, 1868 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 18, 1868,   p.2 Steamer Empress Burned - Loss $15,000 - while lying in slip at Mr. Gildersleeve's wharf; cordwood also burned; (part) - The Empress was formerly the New Era, and was sold to Mr. Owen Lynch, of Beauharnois, for $15,000 in April 1865. A brother of the owner has been in charge of the vessel ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 19, 1868 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 19, 1868,   ... to the City of Kingston, and vice versa, for the term of 7 years from the first day of January, 1868. The conditions to be complied with on said Ferry are enumerated in the original lease from the Crown, as also in By-law No. 69 of said Township of Wolfe Island, a copy of which may be obtained...
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Kingston Newspaper clippings