The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 18, 1865

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p.2 The fisheries of the great lakes are second only to the cod fisheries of the North Atlantic coast. It is said that in and around the straits of Mackinac, and including the adjacent group known as the Beaver Islands, a fleet of above 250 fishing boats have been engaged this season. Each of these boats requires the constant employment of of three or four men, and each boat will average one barrel of fish per day during the season. The fish caught are principally white fish and trout.

p.3 Imports - 15-18.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 18, 1865