The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), July 12, 1822

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p.3 British troops are passing Detroit in American schooner Michigan on way to Drummond Island. [Detroit Gazette 7th June]

At a recent meeting of the New York Canal Commissioners and Engineers, it was determined to make Buffalo Creek, the western termination of the Erie Canal... Great exertions have been unsuccessfully made by the people of Black Rock, to demonstrate the superior advantages of that place, for the formation of a harbour.

...Little, if indeed any part of the flour, which formerly came from the Genessee Country, has this season descended the St. Lawrence, and twelve of the boats belonging to Ogdensburg which were usually employed on the river have consequently gone in search of freight to the Canal, which they have reached by ascending the falls of the Oswego River ...

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Rick Neilson
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Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), July 12, 1822