The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Boats: Montezuma and Oneida Chief 
TextNewspapers  "Boats: Montezuma and Oneida Chief," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., July 26, 1820  BOATS Montezuma and Oneida Chief, For the accommodation of passengers on the Erie Canal, will perform their trips in the future, in the following order: - Leave Utica and Montezuma every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 8 o'clock, and meet at evening in Manlius; proceed next day at 4...
Extract of a letter from a gentleman of this place (Rochester) traveling by the canal to Weed's Basin, dated Nov. 11 
TextNewspapers  "Extract of a letter from a gentleman of this place (Rochester) traveling by the canal to Weed's Basin, dated Nov. 11," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., Nov. 27, 1822  Extract of a letter from a gentleman of this place (Rochester) traveling by the canal to Weed's Basin, dated Nov. 11. "The boats from Rochester to this place, (Weed's Basin) are now making their regular trips, and arrive in time to meet the boats every morning from Utica, thereby requiring only...
Patent Canal Boat Spring 
TextNewspapers  "Patent Canal Boat Spring," Geneva Palladium (Geneva, NY), Wed., Nov. 20, 1822  Patent Canal Boat Spring. --- We were yesterday invited, by Mr. Edward Townsend of this place, to witness the utility of a Spring which this gentleman has recently invented, to be used on Canal boats. The invention, we think promises great and lasting advantages to the public, especially to ...
Geneva Palladium (Geneva, NY), Wed., Nov. 6, 1822 
TextNewspapers  Geneva Palladium (Geneva, NY), Wed., Nov. 6, 1822,   Arrived at this village, (Rochester) on Wednesday last, the Canal Boat Western Trader, Capt. Garney, from Utica, with a full freight of Emigrants, consisting of eight families, in all sixty persons, who have come the distance of one hundred miles, for the moderate sum of $1.50 each - thus ...
Packet Boats 
TextNewspapers  "Packet Boats," Lyons Advertiser (Lyons, NY), 13 Apr 1823  The navigation of the canal has recommenced with activity and spirit, and the superabundant produce of the country is passing rapidly to market. As the packets have not yet began their regular trips, the freight boats are many of them crowded with passengers, who have been waiting the...
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...
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...
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...
Troy (Canal Boat), 19 Nov 1825 
TextNewspapers  1825  first arrival from sea
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,...
First arrival of a Canal Boat at Buffalo 
TextNewspapers  "First arrival of a Canal Boat at Buffalo," Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 6 Sep 1825  First arrival of a Canal Boat at Buffalo. - On Thursday morning, the Canal boat Superior, Capt. Sloan, arrived in this village from the east. She stayed but a short time. Our citizens generally were not aware of the fact that this section of the canal between this and Black Rock, was so far ...
Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 25 Aug 1826 
TextNewspapers    The Canal Packet Boat fare, on the whole route from Schenectady to Buffalo, is now reduced from 4 to 3 cents per mile, including board, and 2 cents per mile, exclusive of board....
Enterprise (Canal Boat), 9 May 1827 
TextNewspapers  1827  launch, Dunkirk
Mary (Canal Boat), 1 Oct 1828 
TextNewspapers  1828  lakes to tide-water
Ohio (Canal Boat), sunk, 30 Sep 1829 
TextNewspapers  1829  Reason: sunk Freight: stone ware Remarks: ?
Novelty (Canal boat), 2 Jun 1830 
TextNewspapers  1830  steam canal boat
Holland (Canal boat), 1 Apr 1838 
TextNewspapers  1838  building, Rochester

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