The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 22, 1856

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p.2 prop. Falcon burnt at Chicago.

Loss of the Schooner Sterling - waterlogged, came ashore near Cobourg. [Colonist]

Imports - 21.

Assizes - McPherson vs Cameron - about contract to furnish freight for British Queen.

- McKim vs Hamilton - This was an action to recover the value of a certain package entrusted to the charge of defendant as a common carrier, to be delivered at this port, and which has not since been heard of. The brother of plaintiff proved its delivery on board the steamer Kingston at Lachine. The defence set up was that the defendant had no knowledge of the package, never having seen a bill of lading nor given a receipt therefore, and that the books of the boat contained no entry of such package. Verdict for plaintiff; Mr. Draper for the defence.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 22, 1856