The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 19, 1862

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p.2 Drowned In The Lake - An unfortunate accident occurred on Friday evening last, near the islands known as "The Three Brothers," opposite Collins Bay. Two men of the name of Benjamin were engaged in fishing; when, in overhauling their net, the boat was inadvertently overturned, and both were thrown into the water. Samuel Benjamin was drowned, but the other brother (whose Christian name we have not learned) was saved. The deceased leaves a wife and child to mourn his loss.

The Assizes - Cataraqui Bridge Co. vs Holcomb & Cowan - This was an action to recover damages for the injury inflicted on the Cataraqui Bridge by the steamer Comet in the spring of 1861. A violent storm broke the vessel adrift from her moorings, and, striking the bridge, did the injury for which it was sought to recover damages. The question was tried at last assizes, and a nonsuit was accepted by plaintiffs on the ground that there was no proof of negligence on the part of the steamboat. The result of the present action was a verdict for defendants.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 19, 1862