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A Plain Statement of Facts. 
TextNewspapers  "A Plain Statement of Facts.," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), 15 Jul 1812  (From the Manlius Times) A Plain Statement of Facts. The Subscribers, owners in part or whole of a number of merchant vessels lying at Ogdensburg on the river St Lawrence, immediately after receiving the news of a declaration of war with Great Britain, attempted to get them up the St. ...
Lyons Advertiser (Lyons, NY), 7 Jun 1822 
TextNewspapers    On Oct. 29, 1822 the first boat left the basin on the east side of the Genesee River in Rochester loaded with flour for Little Falls. - P. 70, Landmarks of Wayne County, Edited by George W. Cowles, (Syracuse) 1895.
Lyons Advertiser (Lyons, NY), 9 Aug 1822 
TextNewspapers    New Post office - A post office has been established at the village of Newark (Miller's Basin) in this town; Leman Hotchkiss is appointed postmaster....
Canal 
TextNewspapers  "Canal," Lyons Advertiser (Lyons, NY), 25 Oct 1822  Canal - The navigation on the Erie Canal is now uninterrupted between Rochester and Little Falls. The great embankment at Mann's Mills. about which there has been expressed so much solicitude and such general frustration was completed some time since, and there is now a good supply of water....
Erie Canal 
TextNewspapers  "Erie Canal," Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 10 Jan 1823  Erie Canal. - P. Grandin, Esq. the Collector at this place, informs us that he received for tolls during the past season $21,455. The whole amount taken at the same office the year previous was $2,500, making an increase in one year of $18,955!...
Steam-Boat on the Canal 
TextNewspapers  "Steam-Boat on the Canal," Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 8 Oct 1823  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...
Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 22 Oct 1823 
TextNewspapers    The Erie Canal Navigation Company have added to their line the Chancellor Kent and Benjamin Wright, two new, well finished boats, and made such other arrangements as will ensure travelers a cheap, expeditious and pleasant passage to Albany, during the season when traveling in stages is rendered...
Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 29 Oct 1823 
TextNewspapers    The Canal is now navigable to to Brockport, about 20 miles west of Rochester, to and from which place the packet boats run daily. _______ Another Canal Celebration.  The citizens of Salina, and adjacent towns, celebrated on the 14th inst. the opening of the locks at Salina, which have been ...
Canal Navigation commenced 
TextNewspapers  "Canal Navigation commenced," Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 21 Apr 1824  Canal Navigation commenced. - The cheering and enlivening sounds of the bugle - the crackings of the teamsters' whips - the continued arrival and departure of stranger, and the busy and anxious looking phizes of our villagers. remind us, while we sit quietly in our office, pondering over "matters...
Steam-Boats on the Canal 
TextNewspapers  "Steam-Boats on the Canal," Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 15 Oct 1823  Steam-Boats on the Canal. - We think there can no longer be any doubt as to the practicability of propelling boats on the Canal by steam. Since the passage of the steam-boat mentioned in our last, we have been gratified with a view of one built at Pompey, Onondaga county, by Messrs. Avery and ...
Steam-Boats on the Canal 
TextNewspapers  "Steam-Boats on the Canal," Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 15 Oct 1823  Steam-Boats on the Canal. - We think there can no longer be any doubt as to the practicability of propelling boats on the Canal by steam. Since the passage of the steam-boat mentioned in our last, we have been gratified with a view of one built at Pompey, Onondaga county, by Messrs. Avery and ...
Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 12 May 1824 
TextNewspapers    Three mails  are now received at this place, daily - two on the canal, and one by way of Canandaigua....
Canal Steam Boats 
TextNewspapers  "Canal Steam Boats," Lyons Advertiser (Lyons, NY), 2 Jul 1824  Canal Steam Boats. - The steamboat "Erie Canal" passed this village on Wednesday last, on her way to the west. There are different opinions with regard to the practicability of employing steamboats on the canal - that is, whether, notwithstanding the cheapness of fuel, they can be made to perform...
Weighing Locks 
TextNewspapers  "Weighing Locks," Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 4 Aug 1824  Weighing Locks. - The Locks for weighing boats in the vicinity of this village, are now completed and ready for operation. Their construction is founded upon the known principles of hydrostatics, that the whole weight of a body, which will float as fluid, is equal to as much of the fluid, as the...
Suicide 
TextNewspapers  "Suicide," Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 14 Jul 1824  Suicide. - Capt. Smith, of the packet boat Chancellor Kent, informs us that a young lady named Amy Colegrove, from Sardinia, Erie county, put an end to her existence on †he night of the 6th inst. by hanging herself with a shawl fastened around her neck and attached to the top of the door in the...
Suicide 
TextNewspapers  "Suicide," Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 14 Jul 1824  Suicide. - Capt. Smith, of the packet boat Chancellor Kent, informs us that a young lady named Amy Colegrove, from Sardinia, Erie county, put an end to her existence on †he night of the 6th inst. by hanging herself with a shawl fastened around her neck and attached to the top of the door in the...
Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 4 Aug 1824 
TextNewspapers    The steam boat "Erie Canal," from Utica, which passed this village a short time since, has arrived at Geneseo, Livingston county, having entered the river through the feeder at Rochester. This is the first boat propelled by steam that ever navigated the waters of the Genesee, and the captain...
Canal Navigation 
TextNewspapers  "Canal Navigation," Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 13 Apr 1825  Canal Navigation. - The navigation of the Erie Canal commenced last Monday, and the various lines of freight and packet boats, (having undergone great repairs and amendments since last season,) are now all or nearly all in motion - and a new aspect is given to business of all kinds. The ...
Over-Land Navigation 
TextNewspapers  "Over-Land Navigation," Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 11 May 1825  Over-Land Navigation. - The Packet Boat Andrew Jackson, was on Saturday last raised out of the basin below the ravine in this village, taken upon wheels, and drawn over the Portage, a distance of five miles. She was drawn by oxen, and we understand has been safely launched in Tonawanda creek,...
Completion of the Locks 
TextNewspapers  "Completion of the Locks," Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 8 Jun 1825  COMPLETION OF THE LOCKS. We are informed by the contractors, that the Locks, ascending the Mountain Ridge in this in this village, will be completed by the 20th of the present month. It will be seen by a notice in the day's paper, that Friday, the 24th inst. has been fixed upon for the ...

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