The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), Feb. 27, 1830

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p.2 House of Assembly - Feb. 10th, 1830

...Your Committee appointed to consider the Petition of W.L. Whiting and others, forwarders and merchants, complaining of the conduct of the Collector of the Customs at the Coteau-du-Lac in compelling all boats descending the St. Lawrence to report at that place, have taken the subject matter of the petition, and the opinion of the Attorney General of Lower Canada respecting the exaction of fees from the owners of boats belonging to Upper Canada, and laden exclusively with the produce of this Province, into their most serious consideration, and beg leave respectfully to recommend that an address be presented to His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor on the important subject referred to them, and that the accompanying draft be adopted by the House. The address was read twice, adopted, and ordered to be engrossed, and read a third time this day...

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Rick Neilson
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Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), Feb. 27, 1830