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Year:  1880 
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 6, 1880 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 6, 1880,   Many of these documents are at Special Collections, Penfield Library, State University College at Oswego.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 3, 1880 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 3, 1880,   ... RACINE LIGHT On or after November 15, 1880, there will be from the lighthouse recently erected on Wind Point, four miles north of Racine, Wis., a light of the third order, showing a bright white flash every thirty seconds, each flash followed by a total eclipse. The light should be visible in ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 3, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 3, 1880,   ... p.3 The assembly of the Sailors Union will take place on the 13th, and so many are expected to attend it that an extra number of tickets has been issued. The event is certain to prove a success. ] NOTES[1880 DAILY BRITISH WHIG (available on microfilm at Kingston Frontenac Public Library, ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 5, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 5, 1880,   p.3 Lake Marine - The navigation season of 1879 stands charged with a large number of lake disasters than last year, and with a total fully up to the average. 78 vessels passed out of existence. Included in the number were 4 side-wheel steamers, 5 propellors, one steam barge, 6 tugs, 3 brigs, 42...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 6, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 6, 1880,   p.3 A Tory Trick - trying to discredit light-house keeper John Buck. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 7, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 7, 1880,   p.1 City Council - Court of Revision - recommending a reduction of 40 % on the assessment made by Capt. W.R. Taylor of the vessel property in the harbor...."Ald. Gaskin advocates low taxation as a means of making this an attractive shipping port. He went so far as to argue that vessel property ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 8, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 8, 1880,   p.2 Latest Telegrams - laborers on Welland Canal strike for higher wages. p.3 Court of Revision - vessel assessment reduced 40 %. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1880,   p.1 Jolly Tars in Session - The sailors of St. Catharines Are Addressed by the President of the International Seamen's Union. (2/3 column) ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 10, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 10, 1880,   p.2 Arrangements have been made for the shipment of from 100 to 150 carloads of square timber from Hastings to Belleville. The timber will be rafted and forwarded to Quebec on the opening of navigation. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 12, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 12, 1880,   p.3 Improvement - Business is brightening up rapidly on the other side, while we are still on the downgrade here. The Oswego Palladium reports that there are very few vessel transfers this winter, and that owners are not all anxious to sell. One year ago a fleet could be bought for what is now ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1880,   ... putting it up again. The boat will be ready by this evening and in all probability will make her first trip for 1880 to Cape Vincent tonight or tomorrow. A cargo of sheep will be taken over. p.4 MILLIONS IN IT A Grand Scheme - Going Up In A Blaze Of Glory. One of the landmarks of Northern New York...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 14, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 14, 1880,   p.3 Seamen's Ball - report on Seamen's Union Ball; Mr. E. Cochran President. Wind Wafts - The Pierepont went to Cape Vincent today. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 15, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 15, 1880,   p.3 Wind Wafts. - Capt. Cuthbert has ordered new sails for 2 Belleville yachts - one a new one built at Trenton. The ferry steamer is carrying heavy loads of freight between the city, the Islands, and Cape Vincent, traffic having been impeded by the unsettled condition of the harbour. The ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 16, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 16, 1880,   p.3 New Elevator - The Kingston and Montreal Forwarding Co. having a good demand for elevating, are now engaged in building a new elevator. The frame was put up yesterday. Square Timber - Of the 795,310 cubic feet of square timber shipped from the Saginaw Valley, 231,950 cubic feet went to Port...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 17, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 17, 1880,   p.2 Latest Telegrams - wife of man lost on Waubuno suing Georgian Bay Transportation Co. for $20,000. p.3 Wind Wafts - company formed for improvement of Napanee harbor. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 19, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 19, 1880,   p.3 Suits For Damages - are soon to be commenced by the widow of the late engineer, J. Morrison, who was knocked overboard at Sodus Pt., by the tug Seymour straining hastily on the tow line, breaking a post on the dredge, and killing and knocking overboard her husband, also by friends of the ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 20, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 20, 1880,   p.3 annual report on Bay of Quinte fisheries, details. Portsmouth Council - The Clerk read a letter from Mr. J.H. McFarlane, manager of the St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co., asking terms and a grant of $100 per annum for five years in the event of barge repairs being done at that place. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 21, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 21, 1880,   p.2 ad - Sailor's Union - members to have meeting; E. Cochrane, President, Jan. 21st. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1880,   p.3 Wind Wafts - The steamer Ruby will make regular trips on the Rideau, between Kingston and Smiths Falls next summer. Forwarding Company - meeting of the Kingston & Montreal Forwarding Company in Montreal, directors are: A. Gunn, M.P.; J.G. Ross; G. Scott; J. Swift; Thomas Cramp; Gunn ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 23, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 23, 1880,   p.3 Shipping Ore - 26,000 tons of iron ore to be shipped by Rideau to Kingston and then by schooner to Cleveland. Capt. Samuel Mulligan, Ottawa, has purchased tug Ellswood, of Kingston, for the sum of $1000. Wind Wafts - The Pierrepont was stuck in the ice for about half an hour today, but ...
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