The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 1 Apr. 1830, page 2

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Extract of a letter to the Editor, dated.

Washington, March 6.

"The citizens of Michigan, and those of the States who are engaged in the trade of the upper Lakes, will be glad to hear that the committee on commerce have determined to report in favor of several appropriations to render the navigation of those waters less dangerous. There will probably be $5000 for a light-house at St. Joseph; 6000 for a light-house at Thunder bay Islands; 10,000 for a Floating Light at Point Waubishas; an appropriation for exploring the mouth of Clinton River, to ascertain the practicability of constructing a harbor there, and a trifling one for fixing buoys annually on the shoals of the river St. Clair."

"You will have perceived that there is a prospect of the establishment of a Port of Entry at St. Joseph....

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Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 1 Apr. 1830, page 2