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.


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.


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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Dave Swayze
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Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 17 Aug. 1821, page 3