The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 15, 1877

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p.3 The Lake Trade - A Toronto despatch says: There is a good demand for vessels in harbour and freights are quoted at 2 cents to Kingston and Oswego and 25 cents for coal. Coal to Lake Erie ports is one dollar.

Ashore - The schr. Annie Foster, of Port Burwell, from Belleville, light, ran aground on Salmon Island, on Saturday night. Capt. T.F. Allen, with the tug Franklin, pulled her off without damage.

Got Off - The schr. Picton, which was ashore off Presqu Ile, was got off on Saturday by the tug Chieftain, Capt. James Allen being in charge of the wrecking operations.

Damaged Grain - A cargo of wet grain was sold on Saturday last, realizing 15 cents per bushel.

Freights - Freights in Chicago are reported to be easing off, the latest quotations being from 1 cent to 1 1/2 cents lower.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 15, 1877