The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 9, 1854

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p.2 Watertown, Dec. 5th - The schooner Oxford, with 12,000 bushels of corn for General Angel of this village, dragged her anchor and was driven against the dock at Cape Vincent, where she sank on Sunday night.

The Sault Ste. Marie Canal will be ready for navigation at the opening of the Spring. A vessel may then clear from the head of Lake Superior for any part of the world, and pass through the river St. Lawrence without breaking bulk.

Buffalo, Dec. 8th - The brig Lewis Cass is ashore east of Conneaut piers. The crew were saved, very much exhausted.

Presentation - to Henry McGrath by Hon. John Hamilton, Capt. Putnam and officers and crew of str. Ottawa for saving lives of immigrants suffering from cholera on str. Ottawa during season.

Storm - steamers Saguenay and John Counter sunk at Quebec.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 9, 1854