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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Dec 1856
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    p.2 MORE DISASTERS

    Toronto, Dec. 16th

    Another Wreck - The scow Cornelia, from Cleveland to this port, was beached by the violence of the gale on Sunday night, near Ashbridge's Bay, to the east of this city. She left the canal on Saturday night for Toronto, but ...

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    p.2 MORE DISASTERS

    Toronto, Dec. 16th

    Another Wreck - The scow Cornelia, from Cleveland to this port, was beached by the violence of the gale on Sunday night, near Ashbridge's Bay, ...

  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Dec 1856
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    p.3 Imports - Dec. 8th - Str. G. Moffat, Ogdensburgh, (gen. cargo).

    Barge Carolina, Clayton, 9 1/2 tons hay, Calvin & Breck.

    Str. Napier, Cape Vincent, (gen. cargo).

    Exports - Dec. 8th - Barge Defiance, Ogdensburgh, 17,084 bushes Indian corn.

    Dec. 9th ...

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    p.3 Imports - Dec. 8th - Str. G. Moffat, Ogdensburgh, (gen. cargo).

    Barge Carolina, Clayton, 9 1/2 tons hay, Calvin & Breck.

    Str. Napier, Cape Vincent, (gen. cargo).

    Exports - Dec. 8th ...

  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Dec 1856
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    WRECK OF THE MONARCH

    Toronto, Dec. 3rd - This ill-fated vessel, the wreck of which on the outside of the Peninsula opposite this city, we mentioned on Monday, was still lying stranded yesterday evening, and it is much to be feared that the exceeding ...

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    WRECK OF THE MONARCH

    Toronto, Dec. 3rd - This ill-fated vessel, the wreck of which on the outside of the Peninsula opposite this city, we mentioned on Monday, was ...

  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Nov 1856
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    p.2 It has frequently been alleged by those whose local interests are opposed to through trade between the far West and Europe, that the successful experiment of the Dean Richmond, on that route, would lead to nothing. Those persons will find their mistake on learning that ...

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    p.2 It has frequently been alleged by those whose local interests are opposed to through trade between the far West and Europe, that the successful experiment of the Dean ...

  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Nov 1856
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    p.2 The Steamboats - Nearly all the Passenger Boats to and from Kingston have discontinued their trips. One or two may be still running, but there is no dependence to be placed upon them.

    p.3 Imports - Nov. 18th - Barge, Cape Vincent, 25 tons bran, Chuppy ...

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    p.2 The Steamboats - Nearly all the Passenger Boats to and from Kingston have discontinued their trips. One or two may be still running, but there is no dependence ...

  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Nov 1856
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    p.2 A Wreck Somewhere - Several vestiges of a wrecked vessel, including barrels of flour, bedding, etc. were driven, within a few days past, on the heads of Simcoe and Wolfe Island. As a vessel, supposed to have been a steamer, was seen aground on Gull Island, last week, ...

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    p.2 A Wreck Somewhere - Several vestiges of a wrecked vessel, including barrels of flour, bedding, etc. were driven, within a few days past, on the heads of Simcoe ...

  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Nov 1856
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    p.3 The Storm of Tuesday Night - All Tuesday night, until late on Wednesday morning, it blew a most fearful gale from the West. It was a most perfect hurricane, and must have done an infinity of damage on land and on the lake. One fine schooner, the Lilia ...

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    p.3 The Storm of Tuesday Night - All Tuesday night, until late on Wednesday morning, it blew a most fearful gale from the West. It was a most perfect ...

  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Oct 1856
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    p.2 Assizes - Tuesday, Oct. 21st - McPherson vs Cameron - This was an action on a contract. Defendant had made arrangements to furnish freight for the British Queen during the season of 1855. The action is to recover damages for nonfulfillment and detention. Verdict for plaintiff ...

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    p.2 Assizes - Tuesday, Oct. 21st - McPherson vs Cameron - This was an action on a contract. Defendant had made arrangements to furnish freight for the British Queen ...

  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Oct 1856
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    p.2 Welland Canal - In September past, 572 vessels passed through, 382 being American, and 190 Canadian. In the same month last year 581 went through.

    On Monday the first break that has delayed navigation this season, happened at Port Dalhousie. While a vessel was in the ...

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    p.2 Welland Canal - In September past, 572 vessels passed through, 382 being American, and 190 Canadian. In the same month last year 581 went through.

    On Monday the first ...

  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Oct 1856
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    WAS THE NIAGARA SET ON FIRE?

    [Chicago Times 28th]

    As we have already stated in our account of the burning of the Niagara, a rumor has been in circulation that the disaster was caused by an incendiary - some fiend in human form, ...

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    WAS THE NIAGARA SET ON FIRE?

    [Chicago Times 28th]

    As we have already stated in our account of the burning of the Niagara, a rumor has been in circulation ...

  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Sep 1856
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    p.1 The New Steamer Monarch - The splendid new Steamer Monarch built at Sorel for Messrs. A. & D. Shaw of this city, arrived at their wharf last night having on board a considerable amount of freight. Her performance on the passage up the river is stated by her ...

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    p.1 The New Steamer Monarch - The splendid new Steamer Monarch built at Sorel for Messrs. A. & D. Shaw of this city, arrived at their wharf last night ...

  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Sep 1856
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    p.3 The Cataract and the Oxford - It will be recollected that on the morning of the 30th day of May last a collision took place between the propeller Cataract of Buffalo, and the brig Oxford, owned at Oswego and Toledo, which resulted in the total loss of the ...

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    p.3 The Cataract and the Oxford - It will be recollected that on the morning of the 30th day of May last a collision took place between the propeller ...

  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Sep 1856
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    p.3 Imports - Sept. 10th - Str. Niagara, Ogdensburgh, (gen. cargo).

    Str. Sweet Home, Oswego, 1,100 barrels salt, J. Carruthers & Co.

    Str. Passport, Ogdensburgh, (gen. cargo).

    Str. Ontario, Montreal, (gen. cargo).

    Str. St. Lawrence, Montreal, (gen. ...

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    p.3 Imports - Sept. 10th - Str. Niagara, Ogdensburgh, (gen. cargo).

    Str. Sweet Home, Oswego, 1,100 barrels salt, J. Carruthers & Co.

    Str. Passport, Ogdensburgh, (gen. cargo).

    Str. Ontario, Montreal, (gen. cargo).

    Str. ...

  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Sep 1856
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    p.2 Steamer Magnet - This fine Steamer, during the intense fog of Tuesday morning, went on shore near Point Frederick, in Kingston Harbor. The Arabian took down her passengers to Prescott. In the course of the day the Magnet was hauled off without damaged, and resumed her usual ...

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    p.2 Steamer Magnet - This fine Steamer, during the intense fog of Tuesday morning, went on shore near Point Frederick, in Kingston Harbor. The Arabian took down her passengers ...

  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Aug 1856
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    p.3 Serious Accident - The Yacht Wave, owned by Mr. Quinn, was upset in the Bay, nearly opposite the Parliament Buildings. We understand it was hired by three young lads, who after sailing about for some time, let the boat upset, through some mismanagement. Happily, the steamer ...

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    p.3 Serious Accident - The Yacht Wave, owned by Mr. Quinn, was upset in the Bay, nearly opposite the Parliament Buildings. We understand it was hired by three young ...

  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Aug 1856
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    p.1 It appears that the Great Western steamers, the Canada and the America, will not be laid up as talked of, but that they will continue to run as heretofore, until a more remunerative arrangement can be made.

    *** The Great Western Railroad Company have but one thing to do ...

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    p.1 It appears that the Great Western steamers, the Canada and the America, will not be laid up as talked of, but that they will continue to run as ...

  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Aug 1856
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    p.2 A coroner's inquest was held at Charles Ramond's Hotel, Houghton, Norfolk, on Sunday evening, August 3rd, on view of the body of an unknown man, found on the beach of Lake Erie, about half way between Port Burwell and Port Rowan. The body appeared to be that of ...

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    p.2 A coroner's inquest was held at Charles Ramond's Hotel, Houghton, Norfolk, on Sunday evening, August 3rd, on view of the body of an unknown man, found on the ...

  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Aug 1856
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    p.2 LATE CONFLAGRATION OF THE PROPELLER TINTO

    It was the Schooner Mary Adelaide, of Wellington, that came to the timely aid of the burning vessel. At the time the fire was first discovered, the Mary Adelaide was about a mile and a half distant from her. Capt. Davis ...

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    p.2 LATE CONFLAGRATION OF THE PROPELLER TINTO

    It was the Schooner Mary Adelaide, of Wellington, that came to the timely aid of the burning vessel. At the time the fire ...

  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Aug 1856
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    p.3 Imports - July 30th - Steamer Cataract, French Creek, (gen. cargo).

    Str. Britannia, Quebec, (gen. cargo).

    Steamer Bay State, Oswego, (gen. cargo).

    Schooner Princess Victoria, Buffalo, 854 barrels mess pork, J. Doyle & Co.

    ...
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    p.3 Imports - July 30th - Steamer Cataract, French Creek, (gen. cargo).

    Str. Britannia, Quebec, (gen. cargo).

    Steamer Bay State, Oswego, (gen. cargo).

    Schooner Princess Victoria, Buffalo, 854 barrels mess pork, J. ...

  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Jul 1856
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    p.3 Destruction of the Burlington Lighthouse - This useful building was totally destroyed by fire on Friday evening, also the house of Mr. Thompson the light-house keeper, and we believe other property. An informant states that a steamer was observed about a mile away when the ...

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    p.3 Destruction of the Burlington Lighthouse - This useful building was totally destroyed by fire on Friday evening, also the house of Mr. Thompson the light-house keeper, and we ...

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