The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Nov. 26, 1856

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The Chesapeake and the Great Lakes United-- The waters of the Chesapeake are now united with the Great Lakes. The first boat through the North Branch (Pa) and the Junction Canals arrived at Elmira, N.Y. on Monday, from Pittston, Pa. She was four days on the passage and came richly freighted with coal. The arrival of the first boat was greeted with great rejoicings by the Elmira people. This new and important channel of internal communication is 18 miles long, was commenced in 1853 and cost $400,000.

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Nov. 26, 1856
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Richard Palmer
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Nov. 26, 1856