The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 19 Nov. 1824, page 2


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...We have also heard some of our legal gentlemen express an opinion, that some provision should be made in this territory for the trial of causes which properly belong to a court of admiralty. Such is the present construction of our judiciary, that it is out of the power of citizens of the territory of Michigan, who may have a demand for labor or articles furnished a vessel, to seize that vessel, forthwith, and detain her until their just demands are settled--and in this respect we believe they are far from possessing the rights which the citizens of Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New-York, who reside on the borders of Lake Erie, have long exercised. Other improvements in our judicial system, may perhaps, be consistently demanded.


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Column 2
Date of Original:
19 Nov. 1824
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GLN.2641
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), 19 Nov. 1824, page 2