The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Black Rock Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 3 March 1827, page 3


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NOTICE is hereby given, that a meeting of the Stockholders of the Niagara River Steam Boat Company, will be held at the Black Rock House kept by William Smith, in the village of Black Rock, on Thursday the 5th day of April next, at 11 o'clock, A.M.

NOTE. The Directors of the Company having been under the necessity of mortgaging the Steam Boat Niagara, in order to procure funds to discharge the debts incurred in her building and outfit, the object of the meeting above notified is, to provide means to satisfy the mortgage, and thereby prevent a sale of the Boat under it. This may be effected, if the several stockholders will come prepared at the above meeting to pay the arrearages due on their respective shares, or give satisfactory security for the payment of them in three and six months. A general attendance is requested. A.S. PORTER,

March 1, 1827 Sec'y

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NOTICE

By virtue of a mortgage executed to the subscribers by "The Directors of the Niagara River Steamboat Company," the Steamboat Niagara, with her Apparel and Furniture, will be sold at Public Auction at the Black Rock House, kept by Wm. Smith, in the village of Black Rock, on the 12th day of April next, at 10 o'clock, in the forenoon. Terms--One third part of the purchase money to be paid down; one third in three months; and the remaining third in six months, from the day of sale, to be satisfactorily secured.

The Niagara lies in the Harbor of Black Rock, where she may be examined any time before the day of sale. She was built last season, measures about 160 tons, is completely finished and furnished, and ready for immediate service. In point of strength, beauty and speed, she is not surpassed by any Boat on the Lakes.

AUG'S PORTER,
ROBERT McPHERSON,
SHELDON THOMPSON
P.B. PORTER,
JAMES GERMAN,
JAMES McKNIGHT.
Black Rock, March 1, 1827.


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Column 6 ad.
Date of Original:
3 March 1827
Local identifier:
GLN.1586
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Richard Palmer
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Black Rock Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 3 March 1827, page 3