The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 17 Oct. 1823, page 2


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On Friday last the Revenue Cutter Dallas, capt. Knapp, arrived here from Mackinac, having on board Major Long, Professors Say and Keating, and Messrs. Calhoun and Seymour, of the exploring expedition to the Northwest, on their return homeward....

During their voyage through lake Superior, which they performed in an open batteau, the weather was exceedingly boisterous, now-squalls occurring daily, for nine days in succession. On the 18th. ult. they state that snow fell to the depth of three inches, and the ground remained covered with it through the day following.

The expedition took their departure hence for Philadelphia, in the Steam Boat Superior, on the 14th inst.


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Column 4
Date of Original:
17 Oct. 1823
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GLN.2609
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 Oct. 1823, page 2