The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 24, 1882


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p.3 Advance In Wages - The Sailors' Union yesterday had a meeting and decided to advance the wages through the Welland Canal to $2.50 per day. The movement originated in Toronto. It is claimed that in the inclement weather the sailors run a great risk and are subject to much hardship and privation. The rate on the lake will be $2 as usual.

Here & There - The schr. Erie Stewart loading 17,000 bushels of barley at Eilbeck's Atlantic Elevator for Buffalo at 3 1/2 cents.

The schrs. O.M. Bond and Hartford will go to Oswego and load coal for Chicago. The rate is $1.50 per ton.


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Date of Original:
Oct. 24, 1882
Local identifier:
KN.14581
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 24, 1882