The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jun 1871

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p.2 Imports - 7.

-Notices - Inland Revenue - Forwarders and others are notified that a canal office has been established in the Inland Revenue Office Kingston at which "Let Passes" will be issued under the usual conditions through the St. Lawrence and Rideau Canals. Forwarders transhipping at Kingston will avoid detention by settling Claims at the above mentioned office, for Free Transit of Cargo, on which St. Lawrence or Welland Canal tolls have been previously paid.

p.3 The Steamers - arrivals and departures.

-Canal Office - removed some years ago, now reinstated.

-The Canadian Navy - 2 brass pieces from gunboat Rescue shipped to Port Colborne for gunboat Prince Alfred; Rescue has been in charge of a small crew all season, at the Dock Yard, but has done no service.

-Police Court - one sailor fined $2 for being drunk.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jun 1871