The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 4, 1855


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p.2 The Oswego Times of Friday says:- "A curious case of smuggling was detected in our harbor this morning. The schooner Christiana, Capt. Babbott, arrived here yesterday with a cargo of rye, from Picton, where she took on a passenger, calling himself Crocker, with 4 bbls of peas and four half barrels of fish, which he entered at the Custom House as such. From some circumstances suspicion was awakened that the casks contained something more than was reported, and an examination of them was made by a Custom House officer, when it was found that each barrel and half barrel contained a cask of good brandy and whiskey, covered over with peas or white fish, according to mark. The casks were seized, and Mr. Crocker, the owner, is not to be found."


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Oct. 4, 1855
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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 4, 1855