The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Mail (Toronto, ON), Saturday, April 12, 1879

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An Interesting Relic.
A Rocking Chair Made from the Keel of Vessel Built Sixty Years Ago.

The sailing packet Duke of Richmond, 70 tons burthen, launched spring, 1820, at the foot of Frederick street, York; owned and sailed by Capt. Edward Oates; December, 1826, bound from Oswego to York with salt and wrecked in a small bay north of Nicholson's Island, Prince Edward county; -- 1873 -- some timbers retrieved from the wreck, then buried in sand, by Richard Oates, son of Capt. Oates, and made into a chair.

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Saturday, April 12, 1879
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William R. McNeil
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Mail (Toronto, ON), Saturday, April 12, 1879