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"No man ever, perhaps, got so much the best of old Beard as did Louis Heineman, the housemover of the Twelfth ward.” (The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, July 19, 1891)   When Louis Heineman died in 1904, he was reportedly 104 years old, and likely the...

Alf Dyrland was Captain of the MARY A. WHALEN from her rechristening in 1958 until 1978 when he retired. He was her first captain; she was his last boat.   Alf loved the MARY deeply.  As he lay dying in 1996, what he said out loud...

In 1908, the New York Supreme Court ruled in a dispute between the India Wharf Brewing Company and the New York Dock Company. The case provides some insight into the business of dock companies. The basic facts of the case were: The India Wharf...

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