The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 7, 1888

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p.5 Building The Dry Dock - Barlow Cumberland, Toronto railroader and steamboat owner, is interested in the work of building a dry dock in Kingston. He hopes the work will be proceeded with speedily, and, writing to an alderman he says, "We will come and use it." It is urged that the council vigorously prosecute the matter. A conservative alderman talking about the work last night said "Now that Sir John is member of Kingston we expect him to do something. If he wants to do anything for Kingston and die happy he must bring down the sponduliks and build the dock. That's what we all expect from him."

p.8 The Civic Government - ...Ald. Muckleston moved that the following committee be appointed to take all necessary steps to secure the construction of a dry dock in Kingston: Alds. Gildersleeve, Harty, Minnes, McIntyre and Gaskin and said committee to co-operate with the committee of the board of trade. Carried...

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 7, 1888