The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 4, 1861

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p.2 The str. George Moffatt, and the prop Oshawa, wrecked in the gale of Friday night have both been visited by the respective insurance agents. In consequence of the severity of the injuries to the wrecks, both have been abandoned, and their recovery will not be (adopting ?) the interests of the owners.

-The closing of inland navigation is rapidly approaching, and throughout the season, thus far, grain freights on the lakes have ruled at about double the rate of last year. High prices for transporting wheat and corn from Chicago and Milwaukee to the sea ports, conjoined with unsatisfactory market prices, have kept back much of the Western produce, that otherwise would have changed hands. ...(part)

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 4, 1861