The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Western Metropolis (Steamboat), 22 Jul 1862


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Capt. Goldsmith left this city for Monroe this morning for the puropse of bringing here the stm. WESTERN METROPOLIS. This once splendid vessel is to be dismantled, her furniture sold at auction, and the hull converted into a bark. The CITY of BUFFALO, not the town, but the steamer, will be subjected to the same fate in a short time.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 22, 1862

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      THE STEAMERS. - We are authorized by Wm. Williams, Esq., to say that the steamers CITY OF BUFFALO and WESTERN METROPOLIS have been sold to parties in New York, who have taken possession of them; and that they are in no condition to make an excursion, without a large expenditure of money.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, August 30, 1862

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      The rosewood furniture, bedding, carpeting, table linen, crockery, glass and plated ware now on board the steamer WESTERN METROPOLIS, will be sold at auction this morning at 8 o'clock. Boat lies at foot of Chicago Street.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, September 13, 1862

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      STEAMER WESTERN METROPOLIS" - L.k. Plimpton & Son sell this morning at 9 o'clock, on board the steamer WESTERN METROPOLIS, lying at the foot of Chicago Street, all of her carpetings, table and bed linen, plated ware &c. Also at 12 o'clock, the hull of the above boat, together with her chains, anchors, hawsers &c.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, October 15, 1862

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dismantled
Date of Original:
1862
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McN.E.4470
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Western Metropolis (Steamboat), 22 Jul 1862