The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 6, 1852

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p.2 Toronto & Oswego - The business men of Oswego are taking measures for establishing a daily line of steamers to be established between Oswego and the flourishing Canadian cities of Toronto and Hamilton. An association with a capital of $200,000 for the construction of two first class steamers has been formed, and the Canadians will unite in (line missing)


Thursday, Aug. 5th - Ann Caldwell, passenger from Belleville on Tuesday last, stated that she came on board the steamer Bay of Quinte along with another woman and three children to Kingston, and paid the full amount of passage money charged, viz. 2s. 6d., but the other woman had no money wherewith to satisfy the demands of the steamboat Captain; therefore the box belonging to Ann Caldwell was detained by the Wharfinger to defray the same. The Police Magistrate desired that she would go immediately, and demand her box, and if the Wharfinger there refused to deliver it, he would grant a summons forthwth.

Joseph Doyle, wharfinger to Capt. Bowen, was summoned by Andrew Carruthers for an assault committed on the wharf this morning. It appeared from the evidence before the court that Mr. Carruthers had a quantity of flour landed from the steamer Magnet. Doyle tendered his amount of charges, which Mr. Carruthers refused to pay, stating that it did not agree with the bill of lading, upon which defendant made use of very abusive language, and attempted to strike plaintiff, but was prevented by Mr. Creighton. The case was fully proved, and Doyle was fined 20s. and costs.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 6, 1852