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Transcribed by Marilyn Pilkington.  While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors.


Court of Sessions

Conception Bay

31 July 1795

King and John Collins


William Smith

Complained that the Defendant who is mate of the British Queen had assaulted, beat, and with an Iron augre wounded the Plaintiff. The Defendant admitted he had struck the Plaintiff, but alleged it was to enforce the ship’s duty.

Judgment that the Plaintiff do pay the Defendant for the damages sustained, the sum of Forty Shillings and the charges of cure and costs of suit and further that he be discharged from the said vessel.

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