The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 10 Aug. 1821, page 2

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The Steam boat Walk-in-the-water left here on the 31st ult. for Michillimackinac and Green-Bay, having on board upwards of 200 passengers, and a full cargo of Merchandize for the ports on the Upper Lakes. The officers of the army who took passage on her were, Cols. Pinkney, M'Neil and House; Majors Baker, Larabee and Watson; Capts. Garland, Green, Legate, Mason and Cass; Lieuts. Baker, Morris, Chambers, Allen, Tuffts and Pomeroy.

The schooner Superior, Capt. Wm. Keith, arrived here last Friday, having on board the Indian who short Doct. Madison, in May last.--and another Indian who killed a white man in a quarrel, at Michillimackinac, in last.--They will be tried at the session of the Supreme Court in September next.

The schooner Tiger, Capt. Birdsall, sailed from this port, for Buffalo, on Monday last, with a cargo of 410 packs of Furs, valued at 62,000 dollars.

The schooner Superior, Capt. Keith, sailed for Buffalo on Tuesday last, with 200 packs.--There are still remaining at our different warehouses between three and four hundred packs which are considered worth from 35 to 900 dollars each.

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Dave Swayze
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Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 10 Aug. 1821, page 2