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Barker, Edward John
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Petition

  • CA ON00239 F00025
  • Discrete Item
  • 21 Jun. 1841

Relates to Henry Smith, Jr., Member for the County of Frontenac, being incapable according to law of taking a Legal Oath of Office, as he was never acquitted of a charge of wilful and corrupt perjury, 31 July 1835.

Barker, Edward John

Photocopies of "Spring Walks"

This file consists of typescripts and copies of the following walks: 23 March 1849-Garden Island, approximately 410 words; 30 March 1849-Waterfront (2 paras.); Morton’s Distillery and Brewery, approximately 990 words; 31 March 1849-Waterfront (misc.), approximately 980 words; 4 April 1849-Waterfront (misc.): principally McPherson & Crane and Hincks & Merritt, approximately 1160 words; 18 April 1849-Waterfront: Counter’s, Scobell’s and other wharves, approximately 770 words; 9 May 1849-Waterfront: principally re steamer “Fashion”, approximately 740 words; 21 May 1849-Gasworks, hotel changes, Quiggin’s Steam Factory, approximately 870 words; 28 May 1849-Hatter’s Bay: general; Lester’s Steam Saw Mill, approximately 1355 words.

Barker, Edward John

Edward John Barker fonds

  • CA ON00239 F00558
  • Fonds
  • 1848-1864

The fonds consists of articles for a column 'Spring Walks' published in the British Whig relating to the Kingston waterfront, industries, boating and commerce.

Barker, Edward John

Photocopies of "Spring Walks"

This file consists of typescripts and copies of the following walks: 25 March 1848-The waterfront (shipping companies, vessels, wharves, etc.), approximately 1250 words; 29 March 1848-The waterfront (shipping companies, vessels, wharves, etc.), approximately 1700 words; 1 April 1848-The waterfront (shipping companies, vessels, wharves, etc.) plus Rideau Canal (incomplete), approximately 1570 words; 5 April 1848-The waterfront (shipping companies, vessels, wharves, etc.), but with special ref. to Portsmouth, approximately 1440 words; 8 April 1848-Portsmouth (ship building and repairs; other industries), approximately 1685 words; 12 April 1848-Provincial Penitentiary, approximately 2018 words; 15 April 1848-Penitentiary cont’d; Morton’s enterprises; General Hospital, approximately 1310 words.

Barker, Edward John

Photocopies of "Spring Walks"

This file consists of typescripts and copies of the following walks: 26 March1851-Waterfront: preparations for the opening of navigation, approximately 1190 words; 7 April 1851-Waterfront: details re steamers of various lines; Quinte omitted from original, approximately 1420 words; 11 April 1851-Waterfront: wharves and wharfingers, approximately 840 words; 12 April 1852-Waterfront: misc.; incomplete-see pencilled note “Unreadable but is mostly about Bay of Quinte”), approximately 810 words; 20 April 1852-Waterfront: misc.; includes para. re Kingston Foundry, approximately 1260 words; 23 April 1852-Waterfront: wharves; individual steamers, approximately 1570 words; 28 April 1852-Waterfront: “The Through Line”, approximately 1080 words; 1 May 1852-Hotels and Saloons, approximately 1770 words; 8 May 1852-Factories, approximately 1110 words; 11 May 1852-Waterfront: individual steamers-lacks one para. re Rideau Canal Boats, approximately 1470 words; 21 May 1852-State of Kingston: general; new buildings and improvements, approximately 915 words.

Barker, Edward John

Photocopies of "Spring Walks"

This file consists of typescripts and copies of the following walks: 5 April 1853-Commercial importance of Kingston; individual steamers, approximately 940 words; 6 April 1853-Waterfront: misc., approximately 1300 words; 7 April 1853-Waterfront: Quinte Wharf & Steamers, approximately 1220 words; 8 April 1853-Kingston: lack of Concert Hall; Market Tolls, approximately 1080 words; 13 April 1853-Waterfront: wharves, steamers & shippers, approximately 1350 words; 16 April 1853-Hotels; steamers; brief profile of Cape Vincent, approximately 1320 words; 13 April 1854-The Grand Trunk: its works at Kingston Mills, etc., approximately 1755 words; 17 April 1854-Mr. Counter’s Ship Yard & Marine Railway, approximately 1190 words; 21 April 1854-The hotels and saloons of Kingston, approximately 1980 words; 24 April 1854-Hatter’s Bay “and thereabouts”, approximately 1480 words; 27 May 1854-Waterfront: wharves & wharfingers; proposal re small bay north of Cataraqui Bridge, approximately 2110 words; 6 May 1854-The sights of Kingston, approximately 2150 words; 15 May 1854-The manufactories of Kingston, approximately 1720 words; 19 May 1854-Waterfront: the steamboats, approximately 2200 words.

Barker, Edward John

Photocopies of "Spring Walks"

This file consists of typescripts and copies of the following walks: 7 April 1855-Activities on the waterfront and in Portsmouth; misc. details re Penitentiary and Morton’s Brewery; Easter meat in the Market, approximately 2060 words; 12 April 1855-Waterfront: the Harbour and Shipping, approximately 1150 words; 14 April 1855-Waterfront: the wharves, approximately 1690 words; 21 April 1855-The new buildings of Kingston, approximately 1400 words; 23 April 1855-Founderies, manufactories, etc., approximately 980 words; 24 April 1855-Founderies, manufactories, etc., cont’d, approximately 920 words; 3 May 1855-Waterfront: continuation of Walk of 14 April; para. re Penitentiary Cabinet Warehouse, approximately 640 words; 12 May 1855-Waterfront: the steamboat trade; para. re Quinte boats omitted, approximately 1210 words; 19 May 1855-Retail businesses, approximately 2150 words; 7 June 1855-Hotels, inns and saloons (interesting para. re illegal liquor outlets); concluding para. re the Horsey Brothers, metal workers, approximately 1450 words.

Barker, Edward John

Photocopies of "Spring Walks"

This file consists of typescripts and copies of the following walks: 14 April 1856-Waterfront: preparations for the opening of navigation, approximately 990 words; 16 April 1856-Waterfront: wharves and steamers, approximately 1000 words; 17 April 1856-Waterfront: wharves and steamers, cont’d; lengthy section on Portsmouth (shipyards and other businesses); ends with para. on Hickey’s Dry Goods Store, approximately 1080 words; 21 April 1856-Murdoch’s Music Store; photographic salons; new shops, approximately 1630 words; 23 April 1856-Waterfront: wharves, approximately 1100 words; 30 April 1856-Editors scolds rivals for errors and plagiarism; continues re wharves, approximately 1210 words; 14 May 1856-Eagle Foundry; Penitentiary Boot & Shoe Store, approximately 500 words; 10 May 1856-Ed. deplores number of burnt-out building sites; saloons; shipping lines and steamers, approximately 1470 words; 30 March 1857-Reasons for continuing Walks; “The Through Line”, approximately 580 words; 11 April 1857-Easter meat in the Market, approximately 700 words; 14 April 1857-Waterfront: steamers at the wharves, approximately 1070 words; 18 April 1857-The Grand Trunk vs the Steamboat and Forwarding Interest; individual steamers, approximately 1160 words; 30 April 1857-Messrs. Chown & Cunningham; misc. business, approximately 1410; 18 May 1857-Shipping lines and steamers; manufactories, approximately 1520 words.

Barker, Edward John

Photocopies of "Spring Walks"

This file consists of typescripts and copies of the following walks: 28 March 1850-Waterfront: the “Through Line”, approximately 1200 words; 30 March 1850-Waterfront: the “River Mail Line”, approximately 1140 words; 1 April 1850-Waterfront: the Bay of Quinte Boats, approximately 1380 words; 1 April 1850-Waterfront: the “American” & “British” Lines, approximately 1240 words; 10 April 1850-Waterfront: schooners; Kingston Foundry, approximately 840 words; 13 April 1850-Colleges and schools (principally Queen’s College), approximately 2780 words; 8 May 1850-Hotels and saloons, approximately 1070 words; 31 May 1850-Manufactories, approximately 1500 words.

Barker, Edward John

Photocopies of "Spring Walks"

This file consists of typescripts and copies of the following walks: 22 March 1862-Portsmouth N.B. The “Walks” for 1862 and 1863 were written by “Fresh Hand”, approximately 1160 words; 26 March 1862-Kingston: shipbuilding and repairs; dangerous state of the streets, approximately 1090 words; 29 March 1862-Kingston the least American of cities in Western Canada; Penitentiary, Court House and Jail, approximately 1270 words; 2 April 1862-Waterfront: business at the wharves, approximately 850 words; 5 April 1862-Waterfront: business at the wharves, cont’d, approximately 920 words; 11 April 1862-Garden Island; steamers and other vessels; the Batteau Chanel, approximately 1230 words; 16 April 1862-Berry & Co.’s elevators; postscript on wharves by “The Old Hand”, approximately 1890 words; 19 April 1862-Easter meat in the Market, approximately 1180 words; 28 April 1862-Bell’s Island, approximately 1120 words; 5 May 1862-The Criminal Lunatic Asylum, approximately 2110 words; 15 May 1862-The temporary lunatic asylums at the Penitentiary and at Rockwood, approximately 1220; 11 June 1862-The General Hospital, approximately 1920 words.

Barker, Edward John

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