Paw Paw, Lee County, Illinois

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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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