The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), June 25, 1861

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The strike of the Ship Carpenters. - We were in error yesterday in saying that the Ship Carpenters' Union had struck for an advance in their rate of wages. They have hitherto received for their labor fourteen shillings a day; but the masters, by reason of the hard times and the dull state of the trade, wish to reduce the rate per diem to twelve shillings. It is against this measure that the ship-carpenters have taken their stand.

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June 25, 1861
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Richard Palmer
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Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), June 25, 1861