The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 17, 1853

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p.2 Lake Freights have advanced considerably in the Upper Lake ports. At Milwaukee on the 7th, 21,000 bus. of Grain was taken into warehouse. The Sentinel says there was eight or ten cargoes waiting shipment, for which there were no vessels to be had. The brig Utica was loading with wheat for Buffalo at 12 cents. Propellers were asking 50 cts for flour to Buffalo.

Freights at Chicago - Barque Morgan, chartered at $1,500 for the trip to Buffalo, cargo 6,000 bush corn, 14,000 bush oats, 300 bbls beef, 14 tons lead. Schr. Cumberland has just completed loading with 9,200 bush corn for Kingston, C.W., at 15 cts. Schr. Geo. Davis, loading with wheat at 8 cts, chartered four days since. Prop Lady of the Lake, chartered for a full cargo of wheat, to Oswego, at 20 cts. Prop Iowa will take 15,000 bus corn to Buffalo at 10 cts. - 250 bbls flour at 37 1/2 cts. [Democratic Press 6th]

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 17, 1853