The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), April 17, 1820

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Forwarding of Salt.

The subscribers will undertake to forward


from Oswego the ensuing season on the following terms, viz.

To Ogensburgh, - - - at bbl
" Lewiston, Queenston) 3s. "
or York, )
" Black Rock, 8s. "
" Erie, (Penn.) 12s. "
" Cleveland, Sandusky)
and Detroit, ) 14s. "

All storages included, except at Oswego, where 6d. per bbl. will be charged in all cases; and except at Black Rock in cases where salt shall stop at that point and be distributed to the neighboring country, for which 6d. per bbl. will be charged. - All dangers incident to the navigation of the lakes and rivers excepted.

Payment will be received in salt at three dollars per bbl. if promptly made. Salt destined for the south shores of Lake Erie must be at Oswego by the 1st October.

Their agents at Black Rock, Messrs. Sill, Thompson & Co. will make sales of salt for a moderate commission.

Oswego, April 19, 1820 29

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Richard Palmer
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), April 17, 1820