The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Niles Weekly Register, March 29, 1817

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The steam boat Ontario, capable of carrying 2,000 barrels, is prepared for the lake, and will leave Sackett's Harbor every Monday, and make a route from Ogensburg to Niagara, stopping at several places to land or receive passengers. The fare for cabin passengers from Sackett's Harbor to Ogdensburg is $5 - from the same to Niagara, $10.

Mr. Le Ray de Chaumont is offering for sale 120,000 acres of land, in the state of New-York, situated on or near the St. Lawrence, and watered by many other fine streams. These lands make a part of "M'Comb's Purchase" -- There are now upon them 3,000 inhabitants, 12 saw mills, 5 grist mills, &c. and the proprietor is about to erect many large buildings, and to establish iron works and other manufactures upon them.

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March 29, 1817
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.94923 Longitude: -76.12076
Richard Palmer
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Niles Weekly Register, March 29, 1817