p.2 Kingston Assizes - Gaskin vs Calvin et al - Plaintiff is owner of the schooner Briton, and Defendants proprietors of the tug line employed on the River St. Lawrence during last year under a contract with the Government. The Briton had been delayed in the Canal, and her cargo had sustained injury in consequence, as it was alleged, of negligence on the part of the defendants in the management of the tug-line, and this action was brought to recover damages. The case was an important one and occupied several hours. Verdict for plaintiff, damages 137 pounds, 10 s. Hon. J.A. Macdonald for pltt. Messrs. O'Reilly and Mackenzie for defendants.
Notice - First Class Propeller Ireland, Capt. James Duncan, late of Earl Cathcart; 300 tons burthen and 140 h.p. - to run as freight vessel on Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence with occasional trips to Lake Erie; owner James Morton.
The First-Class Propeller
Capt. James Duncan,
Late of the Earl Cathcart.
300 Tons Burthen and 140 Horse Power.
Will run this season as a Freighting Vessel, between Ports on Lake Ontario and those on the St. Lawrence; with an occasional trip to Lake Erie, of which timely notice will be given previous to her departure.
For general information, respecting Freight etc., apply to the Captain on board; John Wilmot, Esq., Toronto; C.H. See, Esq., opposite Canal Basin, Montreal; Mr. A. McCormack, at the office of G.D. Watson, Esq., at Montreal; or the owner.
Kingston, May 26th, 1852.
Goods intended to be shipped by the above vessel may be sent to C.H. See's Stores, Canal Basin, Montreal.
June 4, 1852
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