The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 7, 1880

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p.1 City Council - Court of Revision - recommending a reduction of 40 % on the assessment made by Capt. W.R. Taylor of the vessel property in the harbor...."Ald. Gaskin advocates low taxation as a means of making this an attractive shipping port. He went so far as to argue that vessel property should not be assessed at all, that Parliament never intended that it should be, and that it did the city an injury..."

p.3 Barque Garden Island - question and information about latest voyage.

Wind Wafts - Shipbuilding is brisk at Mill Point. The schr. Edward Blake, the barge Saxon, and the steamers Deseronto and Pilgrim are being repaired there.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 7, 1880