The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Hope (Steamboat), 7 Aug 1896


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The Detroit Free Press has this to say about the ferry stm. HOPE, which is expected to run across Niagara River: "Had the Buffalo owners of the ancient ferry HOPE dreamed of the vicissitudes in store for her on arrival down there it is more than likely the Detroit Ferry Co. would still have her on its hands. She has been there more than a month now, and owing to one circumstance or another, has not made a trip across the Niagara River. Her company named the Bridgeburg & Black Rock Ferry Co., is now confronted with the problem of providing a Governement officer to be situated on the American side of the route, which is just below the International Bridge. To establish a custom house office will cost the Government $2,000 and a running expense of $5 a day. Application has been made to the Secretary of the Treasury, but there has been no action yet. It may be refused, and then another administration will have to be waited for. If it is granted, red tape and other things will delay its completion until along into the fall. In the meantime the company will have to wait."
      Buffalo Morning Express
      August 7, 1896 3-1


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Newspaper
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Notes:
difficulties in operating
Date of Original:
1896
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Local identifier:
McN.E.2300
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Hope (Steamboat), 7 Aug 1896