The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Spectator (Kingston, ON), July 13, 1838

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p.2 We understand from Detroit that on receiving intelligence that an armed buccaneer schooner was cruising in Lake St. Clair, the United States Officers embarked a detachment of men in the small steamer Gratiot; on her approach the men in the schooner took to the shore and dispersed. Some Canadian prisoners were found in the hold and other things supposed to have been plundered.

The Weather - ....The waters of Lakes Ontario and Erie are unusually high. A few years ago the water was considered very high a short time, but it is 18 or 20 inches higher than at that period.....

Pleasure Excursion On the Upper Lake - The steam packet Buffalo is advertised to leave the port of Buffalo on the 12th July for Sault Ste. Marie, Mackinaw, Green Bay, Milwauke, Chicago, Michigan City, and St. Josephs, touching at the ports on Lake Erie and Detroit. She has accommodations for 250 cabin passengers, exclusive of 20 State Rooms, of two berths each, and finished and furnished in a style surpassed by no boat in the world.....

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Kingston Spectator (Kingston, ON), July 13, 1838