The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 29, 1873

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p.2 Assizes - The jury in the case of Holcomb vs Fraser, who were allowed to return a sealed verdict last night, came into court. The names of the jurors being called over, the clerk read the verdict, which had been previously sent in to the Sheriff. The verdict was for the plaintiffs for $24.

The Late Captain Robson - A telegram from Collingwood says of the death of this lamented citizen: "Captain Robson, of the Canadian Pacific Railway Survey, died on board the Cumberland on Wednesday last, the 22nd inst., of neuralgia of the brain. His body left by the morning's train for Portsmouth, Kingston, where deceased resided. He leaves a wife and several children to mourn his untimely death. Deceased was much beloved and respected by all who knew him, and the Pacific Railway Survey lose a valuable and efficient officer."

Marine News

Port Colborne, Oct. 28th - Down: Schr. D.G. Fort, Chicago, Oswego, corn; Delos de Wolfe, do., do., wheat; barque Arabia, do., Kingston, wheat.

Up: steam-barge Westford, barge Lathrop, Albany, Crocker; schrs. Madeira, Cortez; prop. City of Toledo.

No vessels or propellers left since last report.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 29, 1873