File f4 - Photocopies of "Spring Walks"

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Photocopies of "Spring Walks"

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  • 1851-1852 (Creation)
    Barker, Edward John

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1 folder of textual records

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BARKER, EDWARD JOHN, doctor, publisher, and editor; b. 31 Dec. 1799 at Islington (now part of London), England, son of William Barker and Margaret Greenwood; m. first in 1821 Elizabeth Phillips (d. 1859), and they had 13 children; m. secondly 8 May 1868 Ellen Griffiths; d. 27 April 1884 at Barriefield, near Kingston, Ont.

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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.

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  • Folder: 2158, Box 1, File 4