The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 20, 1888

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p.4 Search For Signatures - editorial - should people have to run around getting signatures on petition for drydock when Sir John A. is local representative?

p.5 The Sinking of the Passport - A decision was given in the superior court, Montreal, on Saturday in the case of J.M. Fortier vs the Richelieu & Ontario navigation company. In July 1886, Mr. Fortier shipped to Toronto a valuable case of cigars. On the way the Passport met with an accident, the goods in question being destroyed. The company refused to reimburse Mr. Fortier, and hence the action. The court decided that the company were responsible, and condemned it to return within two weeks the goods or pay their full value with costs of the action.

p.8 Incidents Of The Day - At Deseronto the steamer Puritan has been changed into a tow barge and will be used as a consort for the steamer Resolute.

Personal Mention - Capt. Trowell has for some weeks been very ill and confined to his house.

Capt. George Crawford has retired from the command of the str. Norseman. Other engagements confine him to the city.

Feb. 21, 1888


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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 20, 1888