The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 25, 1838

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p.3 The Congress of the United States, at its recent session, voted the following, among other appropriations for public improvements:

For the harbor of Chicago, Illinois $30,000

For a pier or breakwater at the mouth of the river St. Joseph, Michigan 51,113

For the harbor near the mouth of the River Raisin, Michigan 15,000

For the harbor at the mouth of Black river, in Jefferson County, N.Y. 22,401

For the channel at the mouth of the Genesse River, N.Y. 25,000

For Cleveland harbor, Ohio 51,856

For the harbor at Presque Isle, Penn. 30,000

For Dunkirk harbor, New York 10,000

For the harbor at Portland, Lake Erie, N.Y. 35,466

For the harbor at Catteraugus Creek, Lake Erie, N.Y. 32,410

For the harbor of Salmon River, Lake Ontario, New York 30,000

For Big Sodus Bay, New York 10,000

For the pier and mole at Oswego harbor, N.Y. 46,067

For Buffalo harbor 22,500

For a mound or sea wall along the peninsula, which separates Lake Erie from Buffalo Creek 48,000

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 25, 1838