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Steam-Boat on the Canal
Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 8 Oct 1823

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Steam-Boat on the Canal. - A Steam-Boat passed this place, to the west, on the 5th inst. Her speed was supposed to be about four miles per hour, and it was judged by those who noticed her, that the agitation of the water, caused by the wheel of the boat, would not be so injurious to the banks of the canal, as the swell which attends a boat drawn by horses, at the same speed.

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8 Oct 1823
Richard Palmer Collection
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.065749450182 Longitude: -77.2345304489136
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Steam-Boat on the Canal