The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oswego Commercial Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), April 21, 1866

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An Excursion. - The West Baptist Sunday School will be favored with a short ride on the schooner "Olive Branch" - the new vessel just built by Goble & Macfarlane for Messrs. O.M. Bond and others - on Monday next, the 23d. inst., provided the weather be favorable.

The vessel will leave the wharf, first below the Iron Bridge, on the West side, about 5 o'clock P.M., in tow of Capt. M.M. Wheeler's new tug, and will be out about one hour. The Sax Horn Band is expected to join in the excursion.

The school desire to replenish their library, and any money the friends will contribute on this occasion will be appropriated for the good of the school. Should the lake be rough or the weather unfavorable, the ride will be postponed until Tuesday, the 24th ins., at the same time. Those not belonging to the school can procure tickets at Hee's bookstore.

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The tug in question was the "Fred D. Wheeler"
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April 21, 1866
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Richard Palmer
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Oswego Commercial Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), April 21, 1866