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  • Buffalo on Lake Erie
        No. VII BUFFALO ON LAKE ERIE. The Town of Buffalo stands at the extreme eastern end of Lake Erie. Its harbour forms the termination of the Great Erie Canal, which passes through the State of New York. In this Sketch the extreme end of the Canal is seen where it ...
      No. VII BUFFALO ON LAKE ERIE. The Town of Buffalo stands at ...
  • Buffalo Emporium (Buffalo, NY), 21 May 1825, p. 3
        The Steam brig on her last trip took 370 passengers for Detroit. She has averaged more than 300 every trip.-- The Steam-boat, which is calculated to run from Black Rock to Detroit, will be launched shortly. The boat, intended to ply from this place to Canada is launched, and if ...
      The Steam brig on her last trip took 370 passengers for Detroit. ...
  • New Steam-Boats
    Buffalo Emporium (Buffalo, NY), 11 Sep 1824, p. 3     The American steamboat in question would become the PIONEER, which was enlarged and run on Lake Erie rather than the Niagara River...
    Buffalo Emporium (Buffalo, NY), 11 Sep 1824, p. 3   The American steamboat in question would become the PIONEER, which was enlarged ...
  • Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), 31 May 1827, p. 2
        A case was lately tried at Cleaveland, Ohio testing the liability of common carriers. A verdict of $455.12, was rendered in favor of William Holmes, against Capt. Sherman, late commander of the Steam-boat Superior, being the amount of cash and other articles contained in a trunk which was loss ...
      A case was lately tried at Cleaveland, Ohio testing the liability of ...
  • Wealth and power westward
    Niles Weekly Register, 7 Oct 1826, p. 87     WEALTH AND POWER WESTWARD. We meet with the following in the papers without knowing whence it was derived, but presume the information which it gives is nearly correct. Commerce of Lake Erie-- American side. Steam brig Superior built at Buffalo 346 tons; steam boat Henry ...
    Niles Weekly Register, 7 Oct 1826, p. 87   WEALTH AND POWER WESTWARD. We meet with the following in the papers ...
  • Buffalo Light House
    Buffalo Journal, 19 Jun 1827     Buffalo Light House.--the contract for building the new light house, at this place, has been given to Messrs. Johnson & Wilkeson, who are to complete the work by the 15th day of Nov. next. It is to be located immediately at the end of the present pier, at the entrance ...
    Buffalo Journal, 19 Jun 1827   Buffalo Light House.--the contract for building the new light house, at this ...
  • Superior (Steamboat), aground, 7 Jun 1827
        Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off ...
      Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off ...
  • Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 10 Oct 1822, p. 2, column 4
        Buffalo, September 24 Steam-Boat Superior, Capt. Rogers, returned to this port on Thursday last, having again been disabled on the Lake. Captain R. sailed from here on the 14th inst. for Detroit, and two days after was met by a gale, against which he was making every ...
      Buffalo, September 24 Steam-Boat Superior, Capt. Rogers, returned to this port on ...
  • Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 8 Aug 1822, p. 3, column 3
        We understand that the Steam-Boat will leave Buffalo Harbor, for Detroit, every Tuesday morning, wind and weather permitting, until the 27th instant; the remainder of the season she will sail from Buffalo once in every nine days, for the same destination. She continues to carry the Mail, as usual, ...
      We understand that the Steam-Boat will leave Buffalo Harbor, for Detroit, every ...
  • Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 25 Jul 1822, p. 3, column 2
        Many persons are in the habit of sending letters by the Steam-Boat, under an impression that such a method of conveyance is a saving of postage. This is wrong. The Boat carries the Mail and other letters forwarded by the master, or otherwise, are subject to the same postage as ...
      Many persons are in the habit of sending letters by the Steam-Boat, ...
  • Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 4 Jul 1822, p. 3, column 2
        The Steam-Boat Superior touched at this place on Sunday evening last, on her passage from Buffalo to the Sault de St. Marie. Besides other passengers, she had on board a detachment of 250 United States Infantry, under the command of Col. Brady, recently from Sacket's Harbor, and destined for the ...
      The Steam-Boat Superior touched at this place on Sunday evening last, on ...
  • NEW LAKE ERIE STEAM-BOAT SUPERIOR
    Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 28 May 1822, p. 3, column 4     The STEAM-BOAT SUPERIOR. Jedediah Rogers, Master, Will sail from Buffalo for Michillimackinac, on Tuesday the 11th day of June next, at 9 o'clock, A.M. and will tough at Erie, Grand River, Cleaveland, Sandusky, and Detroit, as usual, on her way up and back. She will consequently ...
    Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 28 May 1822, p. 3, column 4   The STEAM-BOAT SUPERIOR. Jedediah Rogers, Master, Will sail from Buffalo for Michillimackinac, ...
  • Launch
    Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 30 Apr 1822, p. 3, column 4     LAUNCH On Saturday last, the new Steam-Boat "Superior." was launched at Buffalo Creek, amidst the cheers and acclamations of a numerous concourse of spectators, assembled from this and the adjacent towns; and a salute of 13 guns was fired from her, after she had safely descended to ...
    Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 30 Apr 1822, p. 3, column 4   LAUNCH On Saturday last, the new Steam-Boat "Superior." was launched at Buffalo ...
  • Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 29 Jan 1822, p. 3, column 3
        The Lake Erie Steam Boat Company have commenced building a new Boat, on the margin of Buffalo Creek. Noah Brown. Esq. the builder of the old boat, has contracted to have this completed by the 10th of May next. It is calculated at 290 tons, 44 tons less than the ...
      The Lake Erie Steam Boat Company have commenced building a new Boat, ...
  • Superior (Steamboat), 1822
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  • Gale
    St. Lawrence Gazette (Ogdensburg, NY), 17 Oct 1826, p. 3, column 2     Gale.--A severe gale was experienced about the 1st inst. on lake Erie. The steam boats, Superior and Niagara, after lying to for two or three days under Point Abino, were obliged to return to Buffalo. The Pier constructing at Portland was entirely carried away...
    St. Lawrence Gazette (Ogdensburg, NY), 17 Oct 1826, p. 3, column 2   Gale.--A severe gale was experienced about the 1st inst. on lake Erie. ...
  • Black Rock Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 12 April 1825, page 3
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  • Superior (Steamboat), aground, 1 Oct 1825
        Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off ...
      Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off ...
  • Superior (Steamboat), gale damage, 16 Sep 1822
        Reason: gale damage Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired ...
      Reason: gale damage Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired ...
  • Niagara (Steamboat), broke machinery, 30 Aug 1826
        Reason: broke machinery Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired ...
      Reason: broke machinery Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired ...
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