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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 31, 1850

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p.2 The Navy - H.M. Armed Steam Vessel, the Mohawk, Lt. Herbert, Commander, arrived in Kingston Harbor yesterday from her winter quarters at Penetanguishene.

Kingston Imports.

May 29th - Barge Mary Ann, Burlington, gen. cargo.

Str. Ontario, Rochester, gen. cargo.

Str. Cataract, Ogdensburgh, passengers and cargo.

May 30th - Propeller Ireland, Oswego, in ballast, C. Hinckley.

The case of the Steamer Emerald, which for a long time, traded between Chippewa, in Canada, and Buffalo, and which, last fall, was seized by an American Custom House Officer, as forfeited to the United States, for the smuggling through her, by a young man employed on board as a bar-keeper, by the lesees of her saloon, of two small pieces of cloth, of the value of from six to eight dollars, subject to an ad valorem duty of twenty per cent, was brought before the United States Courts, and was finally decided in Rochester on the 23rd instant, and a verdict tendered against the government, under the charge of Judge Conkling, who decided that this vessel did not violate the Act of Congress on which the seizure was founded.

The Bruce Mines - on Lake Huron made a Port of Entry. [Canadian Gazette]

ads for steamers Prince Albert, New Era, Passport, and Canada.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 31, 1850