The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 19 Mar. 1829, page 3

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Detroit Ferry!

The subscriber begs leave to inform the citizens of Detroit, and the public, that from the 1st day of April next, he will make contracts for the ferriage as follows:--

For a family 3 months, $3.75
do. do. 8 do. 8.00
The above to include ferriage of horses and carriages.
For families, not including horses and carriages, as follows:
For 3 months, $3.00
For 8 months 6.00

No contract made for less than three months. Persons engaging their ferriage as above, will be required to furnish the subscriber with the names of the individuals of their families. No servant or individual in the employ of a person contracting, to be permitted to cross, unless he presents a written order from his employer, and unless he be expressly on said employer's business.

Payment on contracts to be made in advance--and no contract to extend beyond the 1st of December next.

***Persons wishing to contract, as above, are requested to call at the Ferry House, in this city, where Books are prepared to receive their names.

Detroit, March 13, 1829.

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Dave Swayze
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Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 19 Mar. 1829, page 3