The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), September 4, 1879


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Collector [of customs] Bell informs The Post and Tribune that steam pumps manufactured in the United States and purchased by Canadian parties and taken to Canada may be used in American waters upon production of a certificate setting forth such manufacture, provided no repairs have been made to such pumps in Canada, in which case they cannot be used this side of the international boundary under any circumstances.


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
The following will give and idea of how complicated the 1870's debate had become as to whether American tugs could do wrecking jobs in Canadian waters, and vice-versa.
Date of Original:
September 4, 1879
Local identifier:
GLN.5230
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 Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), September 4, 1879