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Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), Thursday July 16, 1846 
TextNewspapers    Correspondence of the Star Steamboat Lady of the Lake July 14, 1846 We are on the broad, deep waters of Lake Ontario, on board of that fine water craft and beautiful specimen of architecture, the Lady of the Lake, Captain Taylor. Our party took passage on board of this boat at Oswego, ...
Travelling Correspondence. 
TextNewspapers  "Travelling Correspondence.," Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), July 2, 1847  Travelling Correspondence. Liverpool - River and Harbor Convention - Mud Lock - W.C. Bouck - Awful Accident - Baldwinsville - Corn - Fishing, &c.; &c.; BALDWINSVILLE, JUNE 30,1847 After partaking of a most excellent supper, served up in the admirable style for which the ...
Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), Tues. May 25, 1847 
TextNewspapers    Oswego Its Business Prospects We visited the village of Oswego last week, and must confess that were taken by surprise, in witnessing the numerous evidences which at every step were presented to view, of the rapid increase of business in that beautiful village, located on the borders of the ...
Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), Wed. May 5, 1847 
TextNewspapers    Outrage at Green Bay - The Republican of the 21st Inst., gives the detail of a daring resistance of the laws, that occurred in that place on the Saturday evening previous. It seems that an injunction had been placed in the hands of the Under Sheriff with directions to serve it immediately upon...
Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), Wed., May 5, 1847 
TextNewspapers    Detention of Canal Boats - The cost of an Oversight. At three o'clock yesterday, upwards of 250 canal boas, bound east and west, were detained on the Canal a little east of this village, in consequence of an injury to the Lodi Lock. The gate of the Lock gave way on Sunday night, and though no...
Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), May 10, 1847 
TextNewspapers    Sunk - Loss of a Schooner We learn from a gentleman who arrived at Oswego via Lake Ontario Saturday morning, that on Thurday evening last at a point about 40 miles below Niagara, the schooner "Cuba,: W.H. Manwaring, Master, was run into by the propeller "Genesee Chief" and with her entire ...
Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), June 21, 1847 
TextNewspapers    Fearful and Fatal Accident The Editor of the N.Y. Tribune, writing from Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. Under the date of June 11, says: "A fearful casualty took place here yesterday- namely, the upsetting of a row-boat in passing down the rapids, and the drowning of three of the nine men who ...
Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), July 10, 1847 
TextNewspapers    SHIP FEVER Until quite recently, our village has been entirely free from disease. Within the last week or ten days, however, several cases shave appeared among emigrants passing through the canal. Two members of a family who arrived here yesterday from Montreal via. The Oswego canal, were ...
Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), Friday July 9,1847 
TextNewspapers    THE LATE RIOT AT OSWEGO The Oswego Commercial Times five the following account of this affair. The first accounts which reached us were no doubt somewhat exaggerated: While the Canadian steamer was engaged in carrying out pleasure parties some disturbances took place, as we understand, ...
Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), Sept. 3,1847 
TextNewspapers    Oswego Oswego was among the most severe sufferers by the speculations and high pressure transactions of 1836' 7; but she is gradually and surely recovering. We spent a day there quite recently, and were gratified to witness the evidences of prosperity and thrift which were presented on all ...
Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), Sept. 13, 1847 
TextNewspapers    Steamers on Lake Ontario From an article in the Oswego Times, it appears that the first steamboat on Lake Ontario was built at Sacket's harbor in 1816, and commenced running in the Spring of 1817. She was called the Ontario, and was the first steamer built on the Western Lakes, and run from ...
Travelling Correspondence 
TextNewspapers  "Travelling Correspondence," Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), July 12, 1847  Travelling Correspondence Liverpool - River and Harbor Convention - Mud Lock - W. C. Bouck - Awful Accident - Baldwinsville - Corn - Fishing, &c. &c. Baldwinsville, June 30, 1847 After partaking of a most excellent supper, served up in the admirable style for which the Cerro Gordo Hotel at ...
Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), Wed., Aug. 23, 1848 
TextNewspapers    Steamers on Lake Ontario From an article in the Oswego Times it appears that the first steamboat on Lake Ontario was built at Sacket's Harbor in 1816, and commenced running in the Spring of 1817. She was called the Ontario, and was the first steamer built on the Western Lakes, and run from ...
Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), Thursday Aug. 24,1848 
TextNewspapers    Western New York--Buffalo--- Interesting Reminiscences. Thaddeus Joy, of Albany, who was long years ago a resident and extensive business man of Western New York on a recent visit to Buffalo made a brief address tot he business men of that city if reference to the early history of Buffalo. Mr....
Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), Tuesday, Aug. 14, 1849 
TextNewspapers    Correspondence of the Star. The pleasure which yesterday's trip up the lake from Oswego to this place afforded me, was so great that my feelings prompt me to make a few dotting of the same. In my frequent visits to the Falls I have found the Lake route decidedly preferable, but if the upward ...
Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), Sat., June 2, 1849 
TextNewspapers    Strike. - The laborers engaged in repairing the break in the canal on Thursday struck for higher wages, supposing, we presume, that the necessity was so great that any demand would be yielded to at once. The contractor offered seven shillings per day and one dollar per night. Some of the crowd...
Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), Tues., June 5, 1849 
TextNewspapers    The Canal Break at Geddes The Canal break at Geddes, which has impeded canal navigation since Wednesday last, was nearly completed last night and the water will be let in this morning. Since Thursday night a large body of men have been employed day and night in repairing the break; but owing...
Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), April 29, 1850 
TextNewspapers    The Washington Boat Yard Few of our readers are aware of the immense business done at this yard, which fast affords the opportunity to note the praise-worthy enterprise of the proprietors, Messrs. J.P. & G. W. Milliner. The yard is located west of our city, and its grounds are one and a quarter...
Shipwreck 
TextNewspapers  "Shipwreck," Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), 12 Oct 1850  From the Oswego Journal Gale on Saturday Shipwreck On Saturday, a gale of great severity from the north west threw the lake into a perfect foam. During the afternoon, the waves dashed with fearful violence over the piers and as a large number of vessels were seen running before the wind ...
Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), Sept. 17, 1851 
TextNewspapers    Coal Trade at Oswego As the Legget Gap Railroad, is to be opened on the first of next month, by which a new channel for the cheap transportation of coal, will be opened between this city and the beds of the best quality of Pennsylvania anthracite coal, we have looked into the statistics of the...

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