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Canada (Schooner)

  • Canada (Schooner)

    Of Kingston under Capt. Thos. Davis ran aground on Goal Island Reef near Port Hope. Rescue attempts by Port Hope residents failed. Davis and Frederick Eccles tried to swim to shore and did so but were unconscious when rescued. Alexander McDowall, Solomon Hammond and his brother Hammond were drowned. Goods for merchant J. Beatty (Port Hope?) were lost.

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    Appearing in the British Whig on Dec. 16, 1848 (p. 3, col. 4)

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    British Whig, 1848-12-16, Page 3

Canada-Parliament

  • Canada-Parliament

    Editorial on important matters to be discussed in forthcoming session, such as economic conditions, commerce.

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    Appearing in the British Whig on Dec. 16, 1848 (p. 2, col. 7)

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    British Whig, 1848-12-16, Page 2

Cataraqui Ward

Charter's Inn

  • Charter's Inn

    John Leonard died accidentally when his horse ran away. Body found by col. Raymond who took it to the Charter Inn. Leonard was a Wesleyan Methodist minister.

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    Appearing in the British Whig on Dec. 16, 1848 (p. 3, col. 2)

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    British Whig, 1848-12-16, Page 3

Colonial Life Assurance Company

  • Colonial Life Assurance Company

    Governor: Lord Elgin, Directors: Justice M. Cord, W.B. Robinson, A.N. Morin, B.H. Lemoine of the Peoples' Bank, Peter McGill of the B. of Mtl., David Davidson of the B. of Br. North America, H. Ramsay of Armour, Ramsay & Co. Christopher Dunkin, Alexander Simpson of Bof. MTL Ad. Agent. Wm. Grant.

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    Appearing in the British Whig on Dec. 16, 1848 (p. 3, col. 5)

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    British Whig, 1848-12-16, Page 3

Commerce

  • Commerce

    Editorial on important matters to be discussed in forthcoming session, such as economic conditions, commerce.

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    Appearing in the British Whig on Dec. 16, 1848 (p. 2, col. 7)

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    British Whig, 1848-12-16, Page 2

Commercial Bank of Upper Canada

  • Commercial Bank of Upper Canada

    Ref. to the state of the Canadian economy, the complaints of Mtl. merchants, who allegedly, "scoff at the idea of home manufacturer". Discussion of Bank of Upper Canada, and the Commercial Bank.

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    Appearing in the British Whig on Dec. 16, 1848 (p. 2, col. 8)

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    British Whig, 1848-12-16, Page 2

Commissariat Office

Cord, Justice M.

  • Cord, Justice M.

    He is one of the directors of Colonial Life Ins. Company.

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    Appearing in the British Whig on Dec. 16, 1848 (p. 3, col. 5)

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    British Whig, 1848-12-16, Page 3

Cridiford, Thomas

Cummings, G.A.

  • Cummings, G.A.

    To speak on the advantages of a Water Works Co. for Kgtn.

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    Appearing in the British Whig on Dec. 16, 1848 (p. 3, col. 1)

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    British Whig, 1848-12-16, Page 3

Davidson, D.

  • Davidson, D.

    Of the Bank of B.N. A. is one of the directors at the Colonial Life Insurance Co.

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    Appearing in the British Whig on Dec. 16, 1848 (p. 3, col. 5)

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    British Whig, 1848-12-16, Page 3

Davis, Capt. Thos.

  • Davis, Capt. Thos.

    Schooner Canada of Kgtn. under Capt. Thos Davis ran aground on Gull Island Reef near Port Hope. Rescue attempts by Port Hope residents failed. Davis and Frederick Eccles tried to swim to shore and did so but were unconscious when rescued. Alexander McDowall, Solomon Hammond and his brother Hammond were drowned. Goods for merchant J. Beatty (Port Hope) were lost.

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    Appearing in the British Whig on Dec. 16, 1848 (p. 3, col. 4)

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    British Whig, 1848-12-16, Page 3

Dunkin, Christopher

  • Dunkin, Christopher

    He is one of the directors of the Colonial Life Insurance Co.

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    Appearing in the British Whig on Dec. 16, 1848 (p. 3, col. 5)

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    British Whig, 1848-12-16, Page 3

Dunn, John

  • Dunn, John

    Cataraqui Ward mtg at Henry Bowman's Inn. T.O. Butler was chairman. Peter Higgins and John Dunn moved that Michael McCunniffe run as councillor.

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    Appearing in the British Whig on Dec. 16, 1848 (p. 3, col. 1)

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    British Whig, 1848-12-16, Page 3

Eccles Frederick

  • Eccles Frederick

    Schooner Canada of Kgtn under Capt. Thos Davis run aground on Gull Island Reef near Port Hope. Rescue attempts by Port Hope residents failed. Davis and Frederick Eccles tried to swim to shore and did so but were unconscious when rescued. Alexander McDowall Solomon Hammond and his brother Hammond were drowned. Goods for merchant J. Beatty (Port Hope?) were lost.

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    Appearing in the British Whig on Dec. 16, 1848 (p. 3, col. 4)

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    British Whig, 1848-12-16, Page 3

Economic conditions

  • Economic conditions

    Editorial on important matters to be discussed in forthcoming session, such as economic condition, commerce.

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    Appearing in the British Whig on Dec. 16, 1848 (p. 2, col. 7)

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    British Whig, 1848-12-16, Page 2

  • Economic conditions

    Ref. to the state of the Canadian economy, the complaints of Montreal merchants, who allegedly "scoff at the idea of home manufactures". Discussion of Bank of Upper Canada and the Commercial Bank.

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    Appearing in the British Whig on Dec. 16, 1848 (p. 2, col. 8)

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    British Whig, 1848-12-16, Page 2

Elections

  • Elections

    Elections Cataraqui Ward mtg at Henry Bowman's Inn. T.O. Butler was chairman. A. Thibodo was nominated to run unopposed as alderman by Wm Proctor and Robert Spencer. Peter Higgins and John Dunn moved that Michael McCunniffe run as councillor. Charles Martin and W. Bailey nominated Dr. Meagher as candidate for councillor. Henry Bartliff and John Mackenzie nominated Allan Maclean as alderman but the motion was lost. Charles Martin and Henry Bowman nominated Robert Anglen as alderman. This motion and Henry Bartliff who nominated instead, H.W. Benson. W. Proctor and Robert Morrell suggested that Benson take over from T.O. Butler as chairman. Thanks to Butler was moved by Wm Bailey and James Gourley. Bernard Fitzpatrick was secretary.

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    Appearing in the British Whig on Dec. 16, 1848 (p. 3, col. 1)

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    British Whig, 1848-12-16, Page 3

Elgin, Lord