The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Jun 14, 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 informated 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.


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Date of Original:
Jun 14, 1868
Local identifier:
GLN.3111
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Dave Swayze
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Jun 14, 1868