The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Mon., Aug. 27, 1860

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The Ship Carpenters On A Strike. - The ship carpenters of this city are on strike. - They have hitherto been receiving $1.50 per day, but now demand $1.75; They turned out this morning three hundred strong and made quite an imposing procession through the streets. They then repaired to the City Hall where speeches were made by some of their number. An association was organized with the following officers:

President. - John Navagh.
Secretary. - William Hays.
Treasurer. - Thomas King.

A committee composed of one from each yard, was appointed to confer with the "bosses," and respectfully represent that their terms must be acceded to.

The meeting was very enthusiastic, repeated cheers being given to the speakers. The carpenters believe that their late employers will come to terms. Of that, however, we know nothing.

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Richard Palmer
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Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Mon., Aug. 27, 1860