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  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Oct. 16, 1846
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    p.3 Fatal Accident - About six o'clock last evening, as the second engineer, Joseph Burgess, of the steamboat London, was engaged in oiling the crank of the shaft, (the London having on a head of steam,) the swell of the steamboat Louisiana, which was passing at the time, caused ...

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    p.3 Fatal Accident - About six o'clock last evening, as the second engineer, Joseph Burgess, of the steamboat London, was engaged in oiling the crank of the shaft, (the ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Oct. 13, 1846
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    p.3 Corporation - Harbour Bill read a 3rd time and passed; George Clark appointed light-house keeper.

    A New Propeller - The Earl Cathcart - A new Propeller built at Amherstburgh during the summer by Messrs. Parks & Company and others, arrived here this morning from ...

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    p.3 Corporation - Harbour Bill read a 3rd time and passed; George Clark appointed light-house keeper.

    A New Propeller - The Earl Cathcart - A new Propeller built at Amherstburgh ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Oct. 9, 1846
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    p.2 Quick Sailing - The Barque Grampus, of this port, of 400 tons, left Stony Creek on Monday night last, heavily loaded with square timber, for the foot of Long Island, 20 miles below Kingston, a distance of 240 miles, and arrived there on the evening of the following ...

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    p.2 Quick Sailing - The Barque Grampus, of this port, of 400 tons, left Stony Creek on Monday night last, heavily loaded with square timber, for the foot of ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Oct. 6, 1846
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    p.2 Speedy - The Brigantine Liverpool, Alexander Muir, Master, lately made a trip from Port Dalhousie to Kingston, discharged 14,000 feet of square oak logs, and returned in, altogether, 2 days and twenty three hours. In connection with this trip and the previous one, the ...

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    p.2 Speedy - The Brigantine Liverpool, Alexander Muir, Master, lately made a trip from Port Dalhousie to Kingston, discharged 14,000 feet of square oak logs, and returned in, altogether, ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Sept. 29, 1846
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    p.2 An Inquest was held yesterday by George Perkins Bull, Coroner, on the body of a person named Andrew Bryan or Breen, a native of Ireland, who was engaged on board the steam Propeller. It appears that the Propeller on passing the Bridge across the Des Jardins Canal, took ...

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    p.2 An Inquest was held yesterday by George Perkins Bull, Coroner, on the body of a person named Andrew Bryan or Breen, a native of Ireland, who was engaged ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Sept. 25, 1846
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    p.2 Another Iron Steamer - Capt. Sutherland, formerly of the Traveller, has returned from England where he got material for building an iron steamer, similar to one being built here by Hon. John Hamilton.

    A Mail for the Manitoulin Islands, Sault Ste. Marie, and intermediate ...

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    p.2 Another Iron Steamer - Capt. Sutherland, formerly of the Traveller, has returned from England where he got material for building an iron steamer, similar to one being built ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Sept. 22, 1846
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    p.2 The Corporation - "...The Harbour Bill was then taken up, the discussion of which occupied the remainder of the evening....The result, however, was that the last Bill published was rescinded, the first one passed, and the tariff of fees reduced. The Bill, as amended, was ...

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    p.2 The Corporation - "...The Harbour Bill was then taken up, the discussion of which occupied the remainder of the evening....The result, however, was that the last Bill published ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Sept. 18, 1846
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    p.2 Cedar Island Accident - details of Relief Fund.

    THE IRELAND.

    The Montreal Courier of Wednesday contains the following notice of the arrival of Capt. Patterson's Propeller, at Lachine:

    "We have to state for the information of our mercantile ...

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    p.2 Cedar Island Accident - details of Relief Fund.

    THE IRELAND.

    The Montreal Courier of Wednesday contains the following notice of the arrival of Capt. Patterson's Propeller, at Lachine:

    "We have ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Sept. 15, 1846
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    p.2 Melancholy Accident - 18 of 24 men who set out in a rowboat drowned while crossing from Cedar Island Redoubt to Fort Frederick; meeting at City Hall, Committee appointed to collect subscriptions for widows and orphans.

    Deplorable - a man from Kingston jumped from ...

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    p.2 Melancholy Accident - 18 of 24 men who set out in a rowboat drowned while crossing from Cedar Island Redoubt to Fort Frederick; meeting at City Hall, Committee ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Sept. 11, 1846
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    p.2 water to be let into the Lachine Canal on 17th, and navigation expected to be fully opened on the 20th. [Montreal Gazette]

    Port of Kingston - Arrived.

    Sept. 1st - Schr. Elizabeth, Hamilton, 4,023 staves, Calvin, Cook & Co.; 164 bbls. flour, 7 ...

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    p.2 water to be let into the Lachine Canal on 17th, and navigation expected to be fully opened on the 20th. [Montreal Gazette]

    Port of Kingston - Arrived.

    Sept. 1st ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Sept. 8, 1846
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    p.2 The Corporation - Report of Committee on Wharves & Harbor - recommending that the Light House be placed on the east wharf of the Marine Railway: no action to be taken on the matter until the opinion of the Attorney General on the Harbor Bill be had.

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    p.2 The Corporation - Report of Committee on Wharves & Harbor - recommending that the Light House be placed on the east wharf of the Marine Railway: no action ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Sept. 4, 1846
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    p.3 Auction Sale - Will be sold by Auction, on Friday the 11th September, at 12 o'clock noon, at Scobell's wharf, a small Sloop, about 6 tons burthen, with sails and rigging complete, well built, and nearly new. W. McMillan, Auctioneer. Sept. 4, 1846.

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    p.3 Auction Sale - Will be sold by Auction, on Friday the 11th September, at 12 o'clock noon, at Scobell's wharf, a small Sloop, about 6 tons burthen, with ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Sept. 1, 1846
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    p.2 The Copper Region - letter to editor of Montreal Herald, describes trip from Detroit to Sault on steamer Detroit, and description of rapids and village there.

    Coroner's Inquest - on man whose skiff was run down by steamer Rochester.

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    p.2 The Copper Region - letter to editor of Montreal Herald, describes trip from Detroit to Sault on steamer Detroit, and description of rapids and village there.

    Coroner's Inquest - ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Aug. 28, 1846
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    p.3

    EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OFFICE.

    Montreal, 20th August, 1846.

    Notice is hereby given, by order of His Excellency the Governor General in Council, that sealed proposals to lease the Ferry from Wolfe Island to Cape Vincent; for the term of seven years, ...

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    EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OFFICE.

    Montreal, 20th August, 1846.

    Notice is hereby given, by order of His Excellency the Governor General in Council, that sealed proposals to lease the Ferry from Wolfe ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Aug. 25, 1846
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    p.2 Board of Trade in Toronto have petitioned Her Majesty for repeal of Navigation Laws of United Kingdom, as they relate to the River St. Lawrence.

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    Port of Kingston - Arrived

    Aug. 16th - Str. Highlander.

    Str. ...

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    p.2 Board of Trade in Toronto have petitioned Her Majesty for repeal of Navigation Laws of United Kingdom, as they relate to the River St. Lawrence.

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    Port of ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Aug. 21, 1846
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    Port of Kingston - Arrived.

    Aug. 3rd - Brigantine Breeze, 35,466 staves, Calvin, Cook & Co.; 14 bbls. ashes, Hooker & Henderson.

    Schr. W.H. Merritt, St. Catharines, 430 bbls. flour, McPherson & Crane; 160 water lime, 186 flour, 11 ...

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    Port of Kingston - Arrived.

    Aug. 3rd - Brigantine Breeze, 35,466 staves, Calvin, Cook & Co.; 14 bbls. ashes, Hooker & Henderson.

    Schr. W.H. Merritt, St. Catharines, 430 bbls. flour, ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Aug. 18, 1846
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    p.2 A New Canal - practicality is being looked into re. building a canal at Sault Ste. Marie. [Montreal Courier]

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    p.2 A New Canal - practicality is being looked into re. building a canal at Sault Ste. Marie. [Montreal Courier]

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  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Aug. 14, 1846
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    p.2 Another Violent Attack on the Custom House Officers of this Port - a large boat loaded with whisky left Youngstown, N.Y., with a crew of well-known smugglers, and landed on the lake shore about 7 miles from Niagara; fight with customs' officers. [Niagara Mail]

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    p.2 Another Violent Attack on the Custom House Officers of this Port - a large boat loaded with whisky left Youngstown, N.Y., with a crew of well-known smugglers, and ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Aug. 11, 1846
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    p.3 An Act Relating to the Harbour of the City of Kingston (read a third time, Thursday, August 6th, 1846, and ordered to be printed.) (2 columns)

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    p.3 An Act Relating to the Harbour of the City of Kingston (read a third time, Thursday, August 6th, 1846, and ordered to be printed.) (2 columns)

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  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Aug. 7, 1846
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    p.2 Pursuant to notice, the water was let out of the Lachine Canal on Saturday last, and for one month the downward navigation will be confined to the craft which shoot the rapids.... [Montreal Gazette]

    The Corporation - The Council met last night and completely ...

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    p.2 Pursuant to notice, the water was let out of the Lachine Canal on Saturday last, and for one month the downward navigation will be confined to the craft ...

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