The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 9 Apr. 1824, page 3

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Will sail from Buffalo for Detroit, on or about the Twentieth day of April next, if the lake is then clear of ice; and thereafter will sail from Buffalo and Detroit on the following days:--

From Buffalo at 9 A.M.

April 29,

May 8,17,26,

June 4, 12, 21, 30,

July 10, 19, 28,

Aug. 6, 14, 23,

Sept. 1, 10, 18, 27,

Oct. 6, 15, 23,

Nov. 1.

From Detroit at 4 P.M.

April 24,

May 3, 12, 21, 29,

June 8, 16, 25,

July 6, 14, 23, 31,

Aug. 10, 18, 27,

Sept. 4, 14, 22,

Oct. 1, 9, 19, 27,

Nov. 5.

The Trip in November to depend on the state of the weather. Passengers will be landed and received at Erie, Grand River, Cleaveland and Sandusky, as usual, unless prevented by stress of weather. If a trip should be made to the Upper Lakes this season, due notice will be given. The Boat has been put in complete order, and it is believed there will be no disappointment in the regular sailing of the boat during the season, accidents excepted. With respect to accommodations, stores and attendance, it is only necessary to say, they will be as usual. Capt. Rogers having discontinued to be the Master of the Boat, the Company have filled that station by the appointment of Capt. ROBERT S. BUNKER, whose experience in this line of business, whose promptness and gentlemanly manners, they hope and believe will recommend him to the favorable opinion of the public.


PURSUANT to a resolution of the Board of Directors of the Lake Erie Steam-Boat Company, notice is hereby given, that all goods, wares and merchandize, furniture, plate, jewels, and specie, which may be shipped or transported on board of the Steam Boat Superior, shall be at the risk of the respective owners or shippers thereof; and the said Company, or the stockholders, will not pay nor hold themselves, either individually or as a Company, liable or responsible for any loss or damage which may happen in the shipment, transportation or delivery of any of the articles aforesaid; and that the Captain of the said Steam-Boat is to receive no freight, excepting on the conditions in this resolution mentioned.


Albany, February 10, 1824.

***Notice by Davis and Center--Goods or Packages forwarded by the above Boat, or destined to go by her, directed to the care of Davis and Center, will receive particular attention from them.

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Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 9 Apr. 1824, page 3