The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Jay Gould (Propeller), 28 Jul 1884


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The JAY GOULD broke her wheel while en route to Lake Superior. Her captain says that he requested the officials in charge of the Sault Ste. Marie Canal to empty one of the locks so he could fix the wheel and make it serviceable. This was done for him, but before they would float the GOULD again they demanded $100, and it had to be paid. The owners of the vessel intend to write the government about the matter to determine whether or not the charge is a legal one. The canal is controlled by the government.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 28, 1884 3-6


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unusual charge
Date of Original:
1884
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McN.E.2094
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Jay Gould (Propeller), 28 Jul 1884