The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), May 9, 1850

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Business On The Docks. - The harbor is crowded with Steamers, Propellers and Canal Boats. They come in from New York, Troy, and from Albany, by Canal, and from the Upper Lakes, and the Canadian ports, by lake, on the North and on the West. The docks are crowded with every kind of craft, loading and unloading, Freight is abundant and a steady stream of arrivals and departures by Canal and Lake are constantly taking place.

Many of the mills are in operation. Vessels from Canada and the Upper Lakes, loaded with Wheat, run directly alone side of the Flouring Mills, and from thence it is taken directly into them by the patent Elevator. The whole business is done with wonderful convenience and celerity.

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Richard Palmer
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Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), May 9, 1850