The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Buffalo Whig (Buffalo, NY), 13 May 1835, page 3


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New Steamboat.--The Fredonia Censor says that a neat little steamboat was launched from the ship yard of Messrs. Vail, at Silver Creek, Chautaque co. on the 2d inst. She bears the odd name of The Store Pay of Silver Creek. She is to ply between Silver Creek at this port.--Patriot

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PORT OF BUFFALO.

There have been 25 Arrivals at this port, and 56 Departures, since Friday last.

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PUBLICK MEETING.

At a meeting held at the Farmers' Hotel, in the city of Buffalo, on Friday evening, May 8, 1835, to take into consideration, what measures were necessary to improve the navigation of Lake Erie and Buffalo and Black Rock Harbours, Gen. H.[sic] B. Potter was called to the Chair, and Dyre Tillinghast, Esq. was appointed Secretary. The meeting was ably addressed by S. Wilkeson, R. B. Heacock, C. Chapin and M. Fillmore, Esq., giving a history of the navigation in former years, and what in their opinion were the causes of the obstructions to the navigation this season, and how those obstructions were to be overcome in future. On motion of Col. Chapin, an committee of nine was appointed by the Chair, to report at an adjourned meting place, what measures it would be proper to adopt in relation to the subject.

The following named gentlemen compose the committee Samuel Wilkeson, Reuben B. Heacock, M. Fillmore, Geo. P. Barker, Hiram Pratt, Charles Townsend, Elijah D. Efner, Bela D. Coe, and R. W. Haskins.

H.B. POTTER. Ch'n

D. TILLINGHAST, Sec'y.

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FOR CHICAGO AND ST. JOSEPHS.-- The Schooner Indiana, Capt. M'QUEEN, will leave this port for Chicago and St. Josephs on Thursday, the 14th inst., weather permitting. For freight or passage apply to the master on board, or to

S. THOMPSON & CO.

May 13.

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FOR DETROIT.

--The Splendid Low Pressure Steam Boat Thomas Jefferson, Capt. WILKINS, will leave the foot of Main-street, for Detroit, This Evening, at 7 o'clock. For Freight or Passage apply to the master on board, or to

SMITH & MACY, Agents.

May 13


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Column 1
Date of Original:
13 May 1835
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GLN.1682
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Richard Palmer
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Buffalo Whig (Buffalo, NY), 13 May 1835, page 3