Manitou Islands, Lake Michigan, Leelanau County, Michigan

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  • Page 326

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    September 9, 1844 ~ Monday 9th Monday wind still in the north lake rough. we did not leave port but spent the day in Chicago September 10, 1844 ~ Tuesday 10th Left Chicago in the morning Passed Little Port New Port and arived at Milwakie in the morning September 11, 1844 ~ Wednesday 11th Wind still in the north we went into the river and spent the day and night September 12, 1844 ...
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    September 9, 1844 September 10, 1844 September 11, 1844 September 12, 1844 September 13, 1844
  • Page 106

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    various parts of the town it being the first time I ever was in the State of Mishigan it cleared off this morning & we had the sun again September 24, 1841 ~ Friday 24th We passed through Lake St Clair & St Clair River & Lake Huron to Mackinaw Straits we tarried here an hour saw many Indians who ketch many salmon trout in these straits which ...
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    September 24, 1841 September 25, 1841
  • Page 107

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    standing on the bow of the boat next to them was 40 cords of wood piled up this with other loading kept the bow down in such a manner that it was judged their was 50 tons of water on her bow deck at a time at one time the bow run under water & some thought she would never right one wave that broke over set the asses afloat broke the petetion between them & the steerage cabin & washed two of the asses down threw into the births ...
    Dates:
    September 26, 1841
  • Page 108

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    September 27, 1841 ~ Monday 27th Monday left manitau Island at 7 oclock to try again to go to Chicago the wind soon arose & we had a rough sea we stoped at Millwaukie & left about 75 passengers & much baggage upon a small sloop toating upon the waves in a dredful manner no boat had been to them for three days ie the hand on the boat whether the passengers ever got to shore I know not
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    September 27, 1841 September 28, 1841 September 29, 1841 September 30, 1841 October 1, 1841