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Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jan 1856 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jan 1856,   p.2 Postponement - Sheriff's Sale - Bank of Upper Canada vs. Maxwell & Al. - The sale of the steamer City of Toronto, seized under execution is postponed until Saturday, January 19th next, at the same hour and place. Thomas A. Corbett, Sherriff, U.C.F.L. & A., Dec. 29th, 1855 ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Jan 1856 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Jan 1856,   (The Weekly was issued every Friday, serving as the regular paper for that day.) p.1 The Weather - The harbour is yet open, but navigation appears to have ceased. The Sir Charles Napier is laid up, and the little Experiment only crosses now and then. The steamer Oshawa that had to be put back on...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jan 1856 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jan 1856,   p.3 Custom House, Kingston - value of imports, duties, etc. for 1855, compared to 1854. Port of Prescott - value of imports, duties, etc. [Prescott Telegraph] Jan. 26, 1856 nil ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Feb 1856 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Feb 1856,   p.1 Oswego, Jan. 29th - We regret to learn that Captain Masson, the popular commander last season of the steamer America, is lying very ill, of typhus fever, in New York. ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Feb 1856 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Feb 1856,   p.3 Brigantine for Sale or Charter - For Sale or Charter, the Brigantine Fleur de Marie, two years old, capable of carrying 9,800 bushels of Wheat. She is well found in Rigging, Anchors, and Cables, etc. and her Sails are in good order. Apply (if by letter, post-paid) to James Laing, Esq. of ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Feb 1856 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Feb 1856,   p.3 For Sale - The well-known fast sailing first-class schooner Mary Grover, built at Colborne in 1855, now at Port Colborne, loaded for Chicago, 235 tons, carpenter's measurement; carries 10,500 bushels. Oak timbers, planks and ceiling. Butt and back bolted, in addition to spike fastenings. ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Mar 1856 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Mar 1856,   p.3 Proclamation - Public Meeting - to be held to find a way to get railroad linked with Kingston's harbour. ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Mar 1856 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Mar 1856,   p.3 Death of Sydney Jones, forwarder and merchant of Brockville. ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Mar 1856 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Mar 1856,   p.3 The Season Steamboat Arrangements Nothing is definitely settled as to the arrangements of the various Steamboats on the River St. Lawrence and Lake Ontario, but we can hazard the following: The Toronto, Hamilton and Kingston Mail Line consisting of the fine steamers Passport, Magnet,...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Apr 1856 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Apr 1856,   p.3 Coburg, April 1st - First Steamer - The Highlander, Capt. McBride, arrived here for the first time this season on Sunday 20th. She had very few passengers and but little freight. There is still a large amount of ice about the mouth of Genesee, and other ports on the south side of Lake...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Apr 1856 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Apr 1856,   p.1 letter to Editor asking for information on all the new captains to be included in the "Spring Walks." p.2 THE STEAMER INKERMAN This fine Propeller made a Trial Trip round the Harbor of Kingston, on Tuesday last. As she is controlled, if not entirely owned by Mr. Donald McIntosh, ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 May 1856 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 May 1856,   p.2 No Mail Yesterday from Toronto - Yesterday morning the steamer Passport passed down to Brockville and Prescott and did not land her mail, whereby we poor Kingstonians were deprived of the pleasure of reading the Toronto papers of Wednesday. Had this thing been done by any of the small mail ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 May 1856 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 May 1856,   p.2 The Rideau Canal - The steamer Fire Fly, Capt. Alexander Smyth, has made the passage to Bytown, and returned to Kingston yesterday. The water is so low in the canal, in places, that the other two steamers of the Daily Line of boats have not yet been enabled to make their trips. Imports - May...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 May 1856 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 May 1856,   p.3 Parliamentary - Dep't of Public Works - Estimate No. 1 - (part) Completion of Works In Progress 1 - forming and protecting foundations of Light House on Point Pelee Reef - 4,100 pounds. 2 - Light Houses Lake Huron - 8,000 pounds. 3 - Lanterns, Lenses, Revolving Machinery, Lamps, etc. for...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 May 1856 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 May 1856,   p.3 Imports - May 20th - Schr. Theresa, Sandusky, 14,592 bushels corn, Hooker, Pridham & Co. Scow, Cape Vincent, 355 bundles iron, Walker & Berry. Schr. White Squall, Chicago, 13,835 bushels corn, Hooker & Holcomb. May 21st - Str. Passport, Ogdensburgh, 1 box goods, Mr. A.B. Elmer. ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 May 1856 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 May 1856,   p.3 Imports - May 26th - Bay State, Lewiston, (gen. cargo). May 27th - Str. Northerner, Oswego, 2 cases tea boxes, H.J. Martin. Str. Ontario, Oswego, (gen. cargo). Exports May 27th - Schr. Sweet Home, Cleveland, 175 tons iron ore. Schooner Sarah Bond, Oswego, 37,000 feet lumber, 10 cords ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Jun 1856 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Jun 1856,   p.3 Rideau Canal Route - Steamer Fire Fly will leave Putnam's Wharf, Kingston, on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, in each week, at 10 o'clock, a.m. for Smith's Falls. Returning - will leave Smith's Falls every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday morning at 6 o'clock, calling at all intermediate ports...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jun 1856 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jun 1856,   p.1 Provincial Parliament - discuss non-fulfilment and abandonment of the contract entered into by John Counter, Esq. with the Commissioner of Public Works , for the construction of the Junction Canal on the St. Lawrence. p.3 The Military - 9th Regiment arrives on board New Era and Banshee. ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jun 1856 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jun 1856,   p.3 A collision occurred yesterday afternoon, between the Fashion and the British Empire about 3 miles above Lachine. The Fashion was going up and the British Empire was going down. The last named sank, but not in deep water. There was no injury to persons, but there was, we learn, to freight and...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jun 1856 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jun 1856,   p.3 The Steamer Wilmington - One of the advantages of Reciprocity between Canada and the United States, is the frequent fact of good handsome American Steam Boats becoming the prooperty of Canadians, and being engaged in Canadian Trade. A fine old Ocean Steamer, the Wilmington, well-known on the...
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