The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 15, 1845


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p.2 Lake Superior Copper Mines - schooners Swallow and Chippewa mentioned on Lake Superior; mentions first American bottom on Lake Superior as being the John Jacob Astor, 150 tons, Capt. Charles S. Stanard in 1835, owned by American Fur Company; discovery of Stanard Rock, 20 miles S.E. 1/2 E. from Keeweenaw Point; also mentions charts of Capt. Bayfield; the brig Astor was wrecked on the beach at Copper Harbor, in fall of 1844, for want of a lighthouse. [N.Y. Comm. Adv.]

p.3 two notices about Sale of Stores at Naval Yard.

Lottery - first prize is sailing boat Dart, decked over, cutter rigged, 16 tons register, with spare sails, anchor, chain and rope cables, complete, 3 years old.


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Date of Original:
Aug. 15, 1845
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KN.5298
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English
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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 15, 1845