The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Jan 1863

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p.2 The Admiralty Court - a public meeting to be held to consider petitioning Legislature - "The objects of the intended Petitioners are - 1st - to compel American vessels that commit injury by colliding or otherwise, to make restitution;

2nd - to render Canadian vessels, as well as their owners, liable for any damage they may commit;

3rd - to render vessels liable for the wages of their crew;

4th - to avoid the ignorance of Jurymen who do not understand, and cannot be made to understand, nautical matters." Requisition asking for meeting on same, with list of signees including Calvin & Breck, Jas. Falconer, R. Gaskin, Wm. R. Taylor.

p.3 Imports - 3.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Jan 1863