The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 5, 1866

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p.2 Imports - 3,4; Exports - 3.

Sale of Damaged Corn - A sale of 550 bushels of damaged corn took place at Berry's wharf this morning, on board the schooner Queen of the Lakes, Mr. James Linton being the auctioneer. The bidding started at ten cents, and continued very spirited until it reached twenty-six and a half cents, at which figure the cargo was knocked down to Mr. John Breden. The grain was injured on its way hither from Chicago during one of the recent heavy gales, which also riddled the sales of the vessel and did some trifling damage to the bulwarks. The sale was ordered by Mr. L.N. Putnam, on account of the Lamar Insurance Company of Chicago.

Schooner B.F. Davy - An attempt was made this afternoon by Mr. Linton to sell the schooner B.F. Davy by public auction. The bids reached $4,100, when the agent's bid of $4,900 was given, and the sale was stopped..

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 5, 1866