The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 6, 1882

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p.1 Civic Government - Vessel Taxation - Ald. Allen asked if the taxes on vessel property ($694.68) had been already remitted, or was the remission only anticipated?

The Mayor - It is anticipated. The petitions in past years have been entertained in the Fall.


The prop. Niagara has been unloading here 280,000 feet of deals, brought from Manistee, Michigan.

The tug Glide is receiving a new boiler and engine. They are being put in at the Kingston Foundry. The cost will be between $4,000 and $5,000.

The str. Spartan, which passed down the river this morning, had the largest number of passengers carried by any boat so far this season. Kingston ticketted over 20 passengers for Montreal.

While the schr. Bismarck was passing through Burlington Canal, by some mismanagement on the part of the bridge tender the bridge was swung round before the schooner was clear. Her wire back stays and main boom toping lifts were carried away. The captain intends to claim pay for his damages, as the bridge should not obstruct the passage or movements of vessels in the canal.


Prop. Alexandra, Trenton, pass. and fgt.

Prop. City of Montreal, pass. and fgt.

Str. Spartan, Hamilton, pass. and fgt.

Schr. Nellie Theresa, Oswego, 165 tons coal.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 6, 1882