The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 11, 1887

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p.8 New Custom Regulations - New regulations have been issued by the customs department and will be introduced this season in connection with the steamers of the St. Lawrence River Navigation company. The troublesome and vexatious examination of baggage will be done away with. By these regulations the pursers will give to each passenger a blank form, to be filled up and signed by him, showing the nature of his baggage, and what, if any, dutiable goods it contains. Should there be any dutiable goods the duty is to be paid to the purser, provided the value of the goods does not exceed $500; if it does, the baggage will be sent to the custom house on reaching port....

Walk Along the Wharves - Richardson & Son will load the schr. H. Dudley with 16,000 bushels of barley for Oswego this week.

The ice is in a very unsafe condition. The boat running between here and Wolfe Island is in the water most of the time. It is thought that the steamer Pierrepont will attempt to break a passage tomorrow or Wednesday.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 11, 1887