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Argus (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Argus (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1846,   p.2 Lieut. Willoughby - We omitted to state in our last number that Mr. Willoughby, of the Royal Navy, who was one of our most active defenders during the late Rebellion, has returned on service to Kingston, and is Lieutenant of the Mohawk. The regret experienced at the departure of Lieut. Davis,...
Argus (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Argus (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1846,   p.2 Mr. Hamilton Merritt, M.P.P. has published two letters in favor of the interference of the Government with the monopoly of the forwarding business. We are averse to the Government interfering in any such matter. Where monopolies by private individuals or companies exist, they should be...
Argus (Kingston, ON), Jan. 16, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Argus (Kingston, ON), Jan. 16, 1846,   p.2 Corn Brooms - made in factory of Mr. B.L. Nutt, Marine Railway Buildings. ...
Argus (Kingston, ON), Jan. 20, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Argus (Kingston, ON), Jan. 20, 1846,   p.2 Mr. Gzowski, an Engineer from the Board of Works, visited Goderich a short time since, and selected the spot on which a "first-class permanent Government Light-house" is to be erected, before the end of June next, and in the mean time a temporary one is to be erected before the end of...
Argus (Kingston, ON), Jan. 23, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Argus (Kingston, ON), Jan. 23, 1846,   p.2 The Corporation - Sir Richard Bonnycastle wanted houses in front of the Market Building, which were occupied by Messrs. Macpherson & Crane, to be removed. For the Argus. Mr. Editor - It is now known that the new additional fortifications at this Post include the erection of a Tower on ...
Argus (Kingston, ON), Jan. 30, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Argus (Kingston, ON), Jan. 30, 1846,   p.3 To the Editor of the Argus. Sir - I am astonished at the silence of our Kingston merchants and others regarding the Forwarding Monopoly, which has received so much attention in Montreal and in different other places throughout the Province. I am aware, Mr. Editor, that the public press in...
Argus (Kingston, ON), Feb. 3, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Argus (Kingston, ON), Feb. 3, 1846,   p.3 Welland Canal should be ready in new year. [St. Catharines Journal] ...
Argus (Kingston, ON), Feb. 6, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Argus (Kingston, ON), Feb. 6, 1846,   p.3 Oswego Mills - We are pleased to learn that our unrivalled water power is to be further employed by the erection of a number of new flouring mills, to be put in operation during the coming season. Some important changes in the ownership of the Oswego mills have taken place within a few days,...
Argus (Kingston, ON), Feb. 10, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Argus (Kingston, ON), Feb. 10, 1846,   p.2 An Inquest was held today on view of the body of a man who fell from the rigging of the Eleonora on Friday last. It appears that the deceased had on that day climbed up the rigging of the above named vessel, in a state of intoxication, and that, by a part of the rigging slipping, he was...
Argus (Kingston, ON), Feb. 13, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Argus (Kingston, ON), Feb. 13, 1846,   p.3 For the Argus. Mr. Editor - When I last had the pleasure to address you on the subject of the Forwarding Monopoly, I had no idea that it would have aroused the ire of C.C. to such an overwhelming extent. Had there been no truth in my statements he would no doubt have ...
Argus (Kingston, ON), Feb. 17, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Argus (Kingston, ON), Feb. 17, 1846,   p.3 Customs at Port of Hamilton; Burlington Bay tolls. [Hamilton Express] two persons held for attempting to destroy the steam Ferry-boat which plies between Fort Erie and Black Rock. [Niagara Chronicle] A portion of a mast, with some rigging attached, was one day last week found about two ...
Argus (Kingston, ON), Feb. 20, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Argus (Kingston, ON), Feb. 20, 1846,   p.2 A New Enterprise. We are very glad to learn that our truly patriotic and public spirited fellow-townsman John Counter Esq., has obtained a lease for 21 years, of the whole block which constitutes the property of the Marine Railway Company, for which it is understood he pays 6 per cent on...
Argus (Kingston, ON), Feb. 24, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Argus (Kingston, ON), Feb. 24, 1846,   p.2 Died - In Prescott, on the evening of the 14th inst., Capt. Thomas Chambers, late Pilot in the employ of the Hon. John Hamilton. NOTICE. By mutual arrangement made on the 22nd day of January, Mr. Charles Edward Dunn withdrew himself from the business carried on under the firm and style of...
Argus (Kingston, ON), Feb. 27, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Argus (Kingston, ON), Feb. 27, 1846,   p.2 The Navy of the Lakes - A large increase in this arm of the public service will take place in Spring. Iron steamers, in pieces, will be imported from England, and put together at the Dockyard at Kingston. ...
Argus (Kingston, ON), March 3, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Argus (Kingston, ON), March 3, 1846,   p.3 NOTICE. A Meeting of the Stockholders of the Steam Boats HENRY GIILDERSLEEVE and PRINCE OF WALES, will be held at the Office of the Subscriber, on Saturday, the 7th inst., at 12 o'clock, noon. HENRY GILDERSLEEVE, Agent. Kingston, 3rd March, 1846. ...
Argus (Kingston, ON), March 10, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Argus (Kingston, ON), March 10, 1846,   p.2 reward offered for persons who shot at Colonel Kirby, Collector of Customs at Fort Erie. ...
Argus (Kingston, ON), March 13, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Argus (Kingston, ON), March 13, 1846,   p.3 Preparations For Spring. Our harbor presents its usual bustling appearance at this season of the year. Although the building of wharves and warehouses is not as extensive, as usual, owing to the waterfront being pretty well occupied, the rapid progress of the military works in the course of...
Argus (Kingston, ON), March 17, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Argus (Kingston, ON), March 17, 1846,   p.2 The Navigation. We shall probably have cheap travelling on Lake Ontario next season. It is the intention of Captain Richardson to run the steamer Chief Justice Robinson between Kingston and Toronto, commencing immediately on the opening of the navigation. We presume the following scrap from...
Argus (Kingston, ON), March 20, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Argus (Kingston, ON), March 20, 1846,   p.2 Great Damage to the Shipping at Buffalo Harbor. The shipping in the harbor of Buffalo, sustained great damage, on Sunday morning last. The losses are immense, and the details of them are given at length in the Buffalo papers. The ice in the harbour started in the morning, and at one o'clock...
Argus (Kingston, ON), March 24, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Argus (Kingston, ON), March 24, 1846,   p.2 The Steamer Highlander - This splendid Boat is at present in the St. Lawrence Canal, at the East end of this Town, where she had taken up her winter quarters at the closing of the navigation. The contemplated alterations in her dimensions are rapidly progressing - the carpenters being at work...
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Kingston Newspaper clippings