The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Jan. 3, 1851 
TextNewspapers    Lake Business of Oswego We give, under our commercial head, a statement, showing the principal articles imported by lake into Oswego, during the past season, with the total value of our lake trade for a series of years. Our statement of the articles imported is by no means full, the trade of ...
Daily Times (Oswego, NY), March 21, 1851 
TextNewspapers    LAKE COMMERCE - A REMINISCENCE. The Buffalo Courier has obtained possession of the Letter Book of Messrs. Phyn & Ellice, who were Merchants at Schenectady more than 80 years ago. They are curiously interesting, as will be seen: Schenectady, 22d Dec. 1769 To Commodore Grant - Sir: We ...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Thurs., April 10, 1851 
TextNewspapers    The New Steam Tug "O. S. Howard" We understand from Mr. Abner C. Mattoon, the Proprietor of this trim little steamer, that she will be ready for business by the 18th inst. She is designed expressly for towing canal boats and vessels in and about our harbor; and we should judge from the ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thursday, April 17, 1851 
TextNewspapers    The opening of navigation has imparted new life and energy to every branch of trade and commerce. A flood of travel is beginning to pour into the city by lake and from the east and west. Our streets are thronged with busy, anxious men engaged in commercial pursuits, and eagerly watching the ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, April 18, 1851 
TextNewspapers    The opening of canal navigation has brought large numbers of boatmen and canal drivers into the city in search of employment, and horses, the motive power of this branch of inland commerce, are again called into active requisition along the line of this great thoroughfare. Where all the canal...
Oswego Daily Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Monday, April 21, 1851 
TextNewspapers    Tow Boat Howard - This new steam boat, built for towing vessels out and into the harbor, is nearly finished, and made her first trial trip on Saturday afternoon. She worked admirably with her two engines, which are entirely new and before untried, and runs with remarkable speed for a boat of...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, April 21, 1851 
TextNewspapers    The new steamboat O.S. Howard makes a trial trip today. her completion was hampered by lack of competent artisans. It has been difficult to obtain workers in brass and copper in this city. We are in need of a brass foundry. ...
Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Wed.,  April 23, 1851 
TextNewspapers    ..., and a large number of people congregated in and about the building. The bodies are to be taken to Kingston by the down steamer this morning. The following is the finding of the Coroner's Jury - April 22, 1851: That John Davis, James Carroll, John O'Conner, James Church and Thomas Quiggins...
Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Friday, April 25, 1851 
TextNewspapers    The Comet. - The steamer Porcupine arrived yesterday, from Kingston, with men to aid in raising the wreck of the Comet. Mr. Robinson, the Engineer who tested the boilers of the Comet this spring, is in the city, and has made a thorough examination of the wreck and the exploded boiler. He ...
Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Friday, May 2, 1851 
TextNewspapers    Our Harbor presents a most interesting appearance in commercial point of view, crowded as it is with vessels at all our docks, warehouses, elevators and mills. There are nearly three hundred sail vessels, we should judge, now in the Harbor, beside the canal craft. Every storehouse is filled to...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, May 6, 1851 
TextNewspapers    We observed yesterday that a number of chains had been drawn under the wreck of the Comet, preparatory to another attempt at raising it. A barge is to be place on each side of the wreck, and pulleys will be employed to lift the wreck from the bottom of the river, after which it can be readily ...
Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Wed. , May 7, 1851 
TextNewspapers    Our marine list of yesterday contained the arrival of 40 vessels during the preceding 48 hours. Of these arrivals 31 were from ports on Lake Ontario - 4 from Sandusky, 1 from Detroit, 1 from Chicago, 1 from Toledo and 3 from Cleveland. Canadian flour and grain are coming forward in increased ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues. , May 13, 1851 
TextNewspapers    The auction must have been postponed.
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Saturday, May 17, 1851 
TextNewspapers    Our gallant Firemen very generously volunteered their services on Thursday evening, in assisting to raise the wreck of the unfortunate Comet. Five engines, well manned, besides eight or ten large pumps, were vigorously plied for nearly five hours, with but partial success. The water was lowered...
Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Sat., May 17, 1851 
TextNewspapers    The O.S. Howard We had the pleasure, in company with quite a large party of ladies and gentlemen of this city, of a ride up the lake on Thursday evening, on the little steamer O.S. Howard. The evening was one of rare beauty, and the ride one of the pleasantest "on record." We left the wharf ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed. , May 21, 1851 
TextNewspapers    The wreck of the steamer Comet was bid off on Saturday last, by Mr. Miller, of Montreal, for the sum of $1,050. We noticed yesterday that a large number of hands were busily engaged with pumps, screws and levers, endeavoring to lighten her again, the steamer Porcupine laying along side in ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thursday, May 22, 1851 
TextNewspapers    The steamer Comet was raised last night by the aid of a canvass jacket and two powerful pumps, propelled by the engines of the steamer Porcupine. She will be towed down to the Dry Dock to-day for repairs. ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thursday, May 22, 1851 
TextNewspapers    The undersigned, Citizens of Oswego are happy upon this occasion in being able to give their cheerful testimony in favor of the good conduct of Capt. O'Connor, of the steamer Comet, at the time of the Melancholy disaster which cast a gloom over this city - that he was unceasing and unremitting...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed. , May 28, 1851 
TextNewspapers    The steamer Comet is on the Marine Railway, in the lower harbor, undergoing temporary repairs, sufficient to enable her to be towed down to Montreal, where she will be overhauled forthwith and rebuilt in the most approved and substantial manner. Capt. Conner, late of the Comet, proceeds to ...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), May 30, 1851 
TextNewspapers    ... written or traditionary annals of Oswego. Oswego, May 28, 1851. S. [ * The Oswego Palladium of Feb. 24, 1876, states the duelers were Campbell and a man named McDonald, and that the duel took place where the Marine Elevator then stood...

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