The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 24, 1857

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A VISITOR EXPECTED - The Hornet, an open boat 22 feet long and eight feet beam, sloop rigged, Captain Duncan, commander, set sail from Erie, Pennsylvania, on the 4th of October, bound for St. Paul. She made Detroit, Mackinaw, Green Bay, ascended the Fox River to Winnebago Lake - then via Oshkosh, Berlin, Puckwa Lake, Buffalo Lake, up the river to Portage, hauled over the canal, thence to the Wisconsin River, thence down to the Mississippi, and arrived at Prairie du Chien on the 3rd of November, from which place she started on the 5th for this city. The whole distance of the voyage will be about 1,600 miles. The crew consists of Captain Duncan and his wife. - St. Paul Pioneer, 12th.

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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 24, 1857