The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Buffalo Whig (Buffalo, NY), 20 May 1835, page 2

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The New and Splendid Steam Ship Thomas Jefferson, Capt. T. WILKINS, will leave Buffalo Saturday, the 6th day of June, at 9 o'clock, A.M., for Sault de St. Marie, Mackina, Green Bay, Chicago, Michigan City and St. Josephs, touching at the Ports on Lake Erie, and Detroit.

The Thomas Jefferson is 500 tuns burden, propelled by one of J.P. Allaire's powerful low pressure engines, has accommodations for 250 Cabin passengers, exclusive of 20 State Rooms of two berths each, and is finished and furnished in a style not surpassed by any boat in the world.

Passengers taking this Boat will have an opportunity of attending the great Land Sale at Chicago, which is to take place on the 15th June. This trip will embrace a distance of over 2000 miles, during which passengers will have an opportunity of viewing the splendid scenery of Lakes Erie, St. Clair, Huron, Superiour and Michigan, and the Rivers, Straits and Bays connected with them. Stores of the best kind, and a full Band of Musick, will be provided.

Berths or State Rooms can be secured by application to the Master on board, or

SMITH & MACY, Buffalo,
C.M. REED, Esq. Erie,
JAMES ABBOTT, Esq. , Detroit.
Buffalo, May 20, 1835.

The editors of the Argus and Evening Journal, Albany; Courier and Inquirer, Star and Times, New-York; National Gazette, Philadelphia; Patriot, Baltimore, Intelligencer and Globe, Washington City; Evening Gazette, Boston; Courier, Toronto, U.C.; Gazette, Montreal; Gazette and Observer, Erie; Advertiser and Whig, Cleveland; Journal and Free Press, Detroit; Penn-sylvania Advocate, Pittsburgh; and the several papers in this city, will please publish the above in their respective papers until the 6th day of June, and send their bills to this office for payment.


FOR DETROIT, MACKINAC, CHICAGO and ST. JOSEPHS.-- The Steam-Boat Uncle Sam, Cap. J.M. LUNDY, will leave Buffalo for the above places, to-day, at 3 o'clock, P.M., touching at the intermediate Ports.

For Freight or Passage, apply to the Master on board, or to

SMITH & MACY, Agents.

May 20.


EAGLE LINE.--The Schr. Globe, Capt. PERKINS, for Chicago, Michigan City and St. Josephs; and the Schrs. United States, Capt. BURKE, Nancy Dousman, Capt. SHOOKS, for Detroit, are now taking in cargo, and will have dispatch. For freight or passage, apply to

Long Wharf, foot of state Street.

May 20.

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Richard Palmer
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Buffalo Whig (Buffalo, NY), 20 May 1835, page 2