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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 8, 1862

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In Chancery - Between The Honorable Alexander Campbell, Orton Hancox, Robert Smith, and James Harvey - Plaintiffs, and The Kingston Marine Railway Company, by Bill, and William George Hinds, George Davidson, Alexander Campbell, John Carruthers, Alexander Gunn, John McKay, Donald McKay, George Thurston, Joseph Bruce, Michael Doran, Alexander Begg, George Barnstead, and James Gardiner, made parties in the Master's Office, Defendants.

In Pursuance of a decree on further directions of this Honorable Court, bearing date the Sixth day of March, A.D. 1860 and a final order for sale, bearing date the Eighth day of December, A.D. 1860, both made in this cause, there will be sold by Mr. James Linton, at his Auction Rooms, in the City of Kingston, On Wednesday, the 4th day of June next at the hour of twelve o'clock, noon, with the approbation of James Alexander Henderson, Esquire, Master of the said Court at Kingston, in one lot, the following valuable property in the City of Kingston, containing by admeasurement four and one half acres, more or less, being composed of those tracts or blocks of land and premises in front of Lots Nos. 29 and 30, and situate between Ontario street (formerly Front street) and Lake Ontario, and between Gore street (formerly Point street) and Union street (formerly School street), and also that parcel of land being the tract or bloc of land in front of Lots Nos. 27 and 28, and being between Ontario street and Lake Ontario and between Gore street and Earl street (formerly Centre street); and also all that parcel of land covered with water, being the water lots in front of town Lots Nos. 92 to 30, and extending from Gore street to Union street; and also all that parcel of land covered with water, being the water Lots in front of town Lot No. 28, and extending from Gore street to the water Lot in front of Lot 27, all of which are more particularly described in the letters patent for the same from the Crown to the said defendants, the Kingston Marine Railway Company, bearing date the 20th day of June, 1841, and also water Lot No. 27.

There is a Marine Railway on the premises, now in full operation, with Steam Saw Mill, Workshops, and Offices. Also 16 Stone Cottages, a large foundry, known as the Ontario Foundry, a large Frame House, known as Fenwick's Hotel, 5 large 3 and 4 storey substantial fireproof Stone Warehouses, and extensive wharfage in connection; also one wooden Store, Offices and Wharf, at present occupied by Messr. Holcomb and Cowan.

The property is admirably situated for any large shipping or manufacturing business.

The premises will be sold subject to a mortgage made by the Kingston Marine Railway Company to Alexander Campbell, Charles Smith Ross, and Samuel Taylor, securing the sum of 10,000 pounds sterling.

The purchaser shall, at the time of sale, pay down a deposit in the proportion of 10 pounds for every 100 pounds of his purchase money to the vendors or their Solicitor, and shall pay the remainder of his purchase money with interest on the 4th day of July next; and upon such payment the purchaser shall be entitled to a conveyance. The purchaser at the time of such sale to sign an agreement for the completion of the purchase. The other conditions of the sale are the standing conditions of the Court. Further particulars and conditions of sale may be had at the Chamber of the Master, Bagot street, Kingston, and also at the Law Offices of Messrs. Campbell & Mowat, Kirkpatrick & Son, and James Agnew, Esq., in the City of Kingston.

Dated this 2nd day of April, A.D. 1862.

James A. Henderson, Master

Geo. L. Moffatt, Plaintiff's Solicitor.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 8, 1862