The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Buffalo Whig (Buffalo, NY), 30 July 1834, page 3

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Quick Passage.-- The Steam Boat U. States, on her last trip, left Niagara Thursday morning, 17th inst. and arrived at this port in the afternoon of the next day, a distance of 321 miles, in 35 1/2 hours, including stoppages, being the quickest trip every made between this port and Niagara.--Ogdensburgh Times.

The splendid new brig Illinois, Capt. R. Wagstaff, arrived here last week: she was built by Pratt, Taylor & Co. of Buffalo, destined as a packet between that place and Chicago. Her dining cabin has six state rooms with two large berths in each, and a large ladies cabin splendidly furnished: she is capable of [...] and is decidedly the fleetest vessel on the western waters. On her trip up, her young captain offered at `tow line' to every thing that hove in sight, even the Michigan [schr. we mean] knocked under. Detroit Free Press.

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Richard Palmer
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Buffalo Whig (Buffalo, NY), 30 July 1834, page 3