The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 1 Nov. 1822, page 2


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Lake Superior Fishery.--We have frequently alluded to one of the great resources of Michigan--its Fisheries; and have sometimes charged our fellow-citizens with a want of attention to this important branch of industry. We have now the pleasure of stating that fishing, on a pretty extensive scale, has lately been commenced in Lake Superior, and that the individuals engaged in it have been so far very successful--one of them having already caught two hundred barrels.
Query--could not the making of Oil, from the Sturgeon, which are found in such immense numbers about Saginaw Bay, be made a profitable business?


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Column 1
Date of Original:
1 Nov. 1822
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GLN.2588
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), 1 Nov. 1822, page 2