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  • Item types: Clippings
  • Groups: Utica Daily Gazette
  • Groups: Palmer Collection
  • Groups: Palmer Collection
  • Subject: Canal boats
  • The Canal Packets
    Utica Daily Gazette, 18 Apr 1845     The Canal Packets. - We advise everyone, who has not already, to take a look at some one of the larger packet boats built within the last two years to ply on the canal between this place and Syracuse. Those who have not been through these "hundred footers," have no ...
    Utica Daily Gazette, 18 Apr 1845   The Canal Packets. - We advise everyone, who has not already, to ...
  • When Fast Traveling was Done by Packets
    Syracuse Post-Standard (Syracuse, NY), 9 Aug 1903     WHEN FAST TRAVELING WAS DONE BY PACKETS Reminiscences of the Passenger Traffic of Central New York Fifty Years Ago Recalled by Discussion of Utility of Canals NEWARK, N.Y., AUG. 8. - In these days when the utility of the canals is being ...
    Syracuse Post-Standard (Syracuse, NY), 9 Aug 1903   WHEN FAST TRAVELING WAS DONE BY PACKETS Reminiscences of the Passenger Traffic ...
  • Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 23 Apr 1853
        The Jordan Transcript thus speaks of the neat little packet which runs between this City and Jordan: The packet boat Norwich commenced, on Wednesday last, her regular trips for the season, between this place and Syracuse. Such a communication between these places is a matter of great convenience ...
      The Jordan Transcript thus speaks of the neat little packet which runs ...
  • Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 21 Apr 1853
        The Rochester & Syracuse Railroad was opened June 1, 1853 which essentially put the packetboats out of business
      The Rochester & Syracuse Railroad was opened June 1, 1853 which essentially ...
  • Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 16 Apr 1853
        We notice that the boatmen are caulking and painting the boats lying in the Canal Basin, preparatory to the resumption of Spring navigation. Every thing now in the business line begins to wear a more cheerful aspect. Forwarders, boatmen and business men generally, are looking forward to the opening ...
      We notice that the boatmen are caulking and painting the boats lying ...
  • Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 6 May 1852
        The Packet boats appear to be doing a good business this year, and we understand that thus far, the travel by that mode of conveyance is one third more this season than it has been before for several years. The Packet 'Monterey,' Capt. A. Luther, arrived here yesterday morning from ...
      The Packet boats appear to be doing a good business this year, ...
  • The Packet Boats of the Erie Canal Company
    Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 27 Apr 1852     The Packet Boats of the Erie Canal Company are now running regularly from Schenectady to Buffalo, without change of boats. The boats have been re-fitted in an elegant manner, and placed under experienced and gentlemanly commanders. A boat will leave here every day at 6 A.M. for the East, ...
    Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 27 Apr 1852   The Packet Boats of the Erie Canal Company are now running regularly ...
  • 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. ...
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 13 Apr 1825   Canal Navigation. - The navigation of the Erie Canal commenced last Monday, ...
  • 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, ...
    Geneva Palladium (Geneva, NY), Wed., Nov. 20, 1822   Patent Canal Boat Spring. --- We were yesterday invited, by Mr. Edward ...
  • 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 ...
    Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., Nov. 27, 1822   Extract of a letter from a gentleman of this place (Rochester) traveling ...
  • Winter Life of Canal Boatmen
    Evening Recorder (Amsterdam, NY), 27 Dec 1911     Winter Life of Canal Boatmen Hundreds of Navigators of the Line Live in New York During the Closed Season - Curious Facts About the Industry. A few days after the canals tributary to this port are closed for the season hundreds of owners of canal boars ...
    Evening Recorder (Amsterdam, NY), 27 Dec 1911   Winter Life of Canal Boatmen Hundreds of Navigators of the Line Live ...
  • Oswego Daily Journal (Oswego, NY), 15 May 1852
        So close were the canal boats penned up in the basin inside the coffer dam yesterday, as almost to hide the water there entirely from view. Towards evening, a large number of persons were passing in every direction over the boats, giving to the scene an animated appearance. The number ...
      So close were the canal boats penned up in the basin inside ...
  • Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 23 May 1853
        On Thursday last, while the packet boat Norwich was making her regular trip between Jordan and Syracuse, she came in collision with a large, loaded boat and sunk in a short time. Mr. Carson, we understand, will soon be on hand with another "craft," to take the place of the ...
      On Thursday last, while the packet boat Norwich was making her regular ...
  • Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 25 Aug 1826
        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.
      The Canal Packet Boat fare, on the whole route from Schenectady to ...
  • 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 ...
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 6 Sep 1825   First arrival of a Canal Boat at Buffalo. - On Thursday morning, ...
  • 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 ...
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 11 May 1825   Over-Land Navigation. - The Packet Boat Andrew Jackson, was on Saturday last ...
  • 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 ...
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 14 Jul 1824   Suicide. - Capt. Smith, of the packet boat Chancellor Kent, informs us ...
  • 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 ...
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 14 Jul 1824   Suicide. - Capt. Smith, of the packet boat Chancellor Kent, informs us ...
  • 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 ...
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 21 Apr 1824   Canal Navigation commenced. - The cheering and enlivening sounds of the bugle ...
  • Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 22 Oct 1823
        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 ...
      The Erie Canal Navigation Company have added to their line the Chancellor ...
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