10 DECEMBER 1859, Page 9

An action brought in the Court of Exchequer by a

Mr. Penballow against the Mersey Harbour and Docks Company for damages sustained by a ship belonging to the plaintiff, after being before the Court five days, terminated Yesterday afternoon shortly before five o'clock, when the Jury returned a verdict for the plaintiff, with 40,0001. damages, the amount claimed by him.