We find the following article in the York Observer. It would indeed be a splendid sight to witness the passage of a brig over the Falls of Niagara, and would draw together an immense collection of people. We should suppose the tavern keepers at the Falls would be well paid for every expense they...
The third of September next, at 3:00 P.M. has been fixed on for the descent of the schr. MICHIGAN (Burthen 136 tons) over the Falls of Niagara! She has been purchased by a company of gentlemen on both sides of the river for this purpose, and will be fitted up tastefully. Care will be taken to ...
Saturday the 8th of September, is fixed upon for the passage of the schr. MICHIGAN down the falls of Niagara. The story of a Frenchman going up in a balloon from her deck, while on her passage, must be a mistake. He would be quite as likely to go down as up.
The publick are hereby informed that the Steam-Boat Chippewa, Capt. Case, will make two trips to the Falls on the seventh of September next, for the accommodation of the numerous visitors who may be desirous of witnessing the descent of the Michigan over the cataract on the 8th. She will start...
Descent of the MICHIGAN - During the whole of the week strangers were arriving in this village on their way to witness the descent of the MICHIGAN, down the rapids and over the falls of Niagara. By Friday night, our public houses were completely thronged: and on Saturday morning every steamboat,...
On Saturday, according to notice given, a vessel was set adrift in the strong current above the Falls. - oncoming down the rapids, above the great Fall, she struck, and both masts went by the board, and it is said that the hull was broke in two, but remained attached till it passed over the...
The bears which were aboard the MICHIGAN, succeeded in reaching the Canada shore, above the Falls. Some suppose the buffalo was killed by the falling masts; he was seen going down the falls apparently lifeless.
Cleveland Weekly Herald (Cleveland, OH), August 3, 1827, page 3page 3 Column 1
Welland Canal - A slide has happened to the banks of the Welland Canal, which excites considerable apprehension as to the stability of the foundation: Two breaks have occurred near each other, but on opposite banks. This accident has taken place on the upper part of the deep cutting, and is ...
Black Rock Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 13 Jan. 1827, page 3page 3
.... Conditions of sale will be liberal, and made known on the day of sale.
By Order, A.H. center,
Albany, Jan'y 5th, 1827
Will be sold, at same time about 1200 Cords Seasoned Hemlock WOOD, cut and split for steam-boat use; and a quantity of Stores, such as Wine, Brandy...
Black Rock Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 17 Feb. 1827, page 2page 2 Column 6
Black Rock Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 3 March 1827, page 3page 3
... be effected, if the several stockholders will come prepared at the above meeting to pay the arrearages due on their respective shares, or give satisfactory security for the payment of them in three and six months. A general attendance is requested. A.S. PORTER,
March 1, 1827
Black Rock Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 31 March 1827, page 2page 2 Column 4
Black Rock Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 12 May 1827, page 1page 1
..., and to the Captain on board the Boat. For freight by the Steam Boat, to S. Thompson & Co. or Townsend & Coit Buffalo, and Smith & French, Dunkirk.
April 23, 1827
Black Rock Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 12 May 1827, page 4page 4 Column 4
Black Rock Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 12 May 1827, page 4page 4
Lake Erie Steamboat Line
The Steamboats Superior, Henry Clay, Niagara, and William Penn, have been placed in line, and will ply regularly during the present season, between Buffalo and Detroit, touching at the several intermediate ports. One of these Boats, as will be seen...
Black Rock Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 19 May 1827, page 3page 3 Column 1
Black Rock Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 19 May 1827, page 3page 3
..., at Detroit, on the 24th day of June. For PASSAGE or FREIGHT, apply to the Captain on board.
Black Rock, May 18 1827
Black Rock Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 9 June 1827, page 1page 1 Column 6
Black Rock Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 9 June 1827, page 3page 3 Column 5
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