The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 17 Aug. 1821, page 3


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The schooner Decatur, Capt. Burnham, arrived here last evening, from Chicago and Michillimackinac, having on board 500 packs of Furs, said to be worth 100,000 dollars.

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The Steam Boat Walk-in-the-water, arrived here on Sunday last, having performed her trip to Michillimackinac and Green Bay (about 1200 mils sailing) in thirteen days. A corporal of the U.S. Infantry, who was a passenger in the Boat, was drowned in attempting to swim the Fox River, at Green Bay.

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The schooner Red Jacket, Capt. Gillet, sailed from this port for Buffalo on Saturday last, with 200 packs of Furs on board.


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Notes:
Column 2
Date of Original:
17 Aug. 1821
Local identifier:
GLN.2556
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Dave Swayze
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 17 Aug. 1821, page 3