The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Dictator (Propeller), U6208, 14 Jun 1868


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Secretary McCulloch writes the following to the owner of the propeller DICTATOR, which is applicable as well to other vessels over fifty tons burden:
Sir - In reply to your letter of the 19th ultimo, you are informed that the propeller DICTATOR, being over fifty tons burden, would, on a trip from Racine, Wisconsin, to Buffalo, New York, and touching at intermediate ports, be liable to pay the following specified fees under the set of March 3, 1865: On clearing from Racine she would pay the sum of fifty cents for "certifying manifest and granting clearance;" on arrival at Buffalo, she would pay the sum of $1 for "receiving manifest and granting permit to unload on entry." On landing or delivering goods at an intermediate port, she would pay twenty-five cents for the official certificate to the manifest. On the return trip she would pay at Buffalo fifty cents for "certifying manifest and clearance," and at Racine $1 for "receiving manifest and granting clearance to unload," and at intermediate ports the same fee as above specified.
      Detroit Free Press
      June 14, 1868


DICTATOR. U. S. 6208, barge, 133.7 x 25.5 x 11 ft.; 1 deck and 1 mast; built at Buffalo 1864; 300.05 tons
      Buffalo Enrollment
      March 18, 1880
     
     


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Newspaper
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Notes:
duties upon landing
Date of Original:
1868
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Local identifier:
McN.E.230
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Dictator (Propeller), U6208, 14 Jun 1868