The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 11 Oct. 1825, page 3


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HORSE-BOAT FERRY.

The subscribers have recently built a large and commodious

HORSE BOAT,

for the purpose of transporting across the Detroit River, Passengers Waggons, Horses, Cattle, &c. &c. The Boat is so constructed that waggons and carriages can be driven on it with ease and safety. It will leave M'Kinstry's wharf (adjoining that of Dorr & Jones for the Canada shore, and will land passengers, &c. at the wharf lately built on that shore by M'Kinstry & Burtis. The ferry wharves are directly opposite.

Mr. Burtis resides on the Canada shore, and will pay every attention to those who may desire to cross the River.

When the ice begins to make in the river, proper boats will be in readiness to transport passengers, &c. in safety.

D.C. M'KINSTRY.
J. BURTIS.

Detroit, Sept. 22, 1825.


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Notes:
Column 4 ad.
Date of Original:
11 Oct. 1825
Local identifier:
GLN.2676
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Dave Swayze
Copyright Statement:
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), 11 Oct. 1825, page 3