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  • Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), June 9, 1843
        On Saturday afternoon we, with a number of our citizens, received an invitation to take an excursion on board the prop. EMIGRANT, it being her experimental trip. On account of a leakage in one of her steam chambers she did not get out until 10:00 in the evening, and owing ...
      On Saturday afternoon we, with a number of our citizens, received an ...
  • Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), Tuesday, November 24, 1846
        The Oswego Advertiser of Saturday says That on the morning previous, the wind blew with such terrific violence, as to drive two vessels from their moorings within the West Pier, on the rocks at the foot of Fort Ontario. The Canadian schooner GRAMPUS is the other vessel wrecked. She had ...
      The Oswego Advertiser of Saturday says That on the morning previous, the ...
  • Rail Roads and Steam Boat
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 19 Jul 1847, p. 2     Rail Roads and Steam Boats.--It is in contemplation by the Sandusky Railroad Company, to build a fast boat to run on their line between Sandusky and Buffalo, exclusively for passengers, and to run through by day-light. The Boston Company, ...
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 19 Jul 1847, p. 2   Rail Roads and Steam Boats.--It is in contemplation by the Sandusky Railroad ...
  • Copper From Lake Superior
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 19 Jul 1847, p. 2     Copper From Lake Superior.--It would seem as if the period had at length arrived when we are about to receive substantial returns from the large sums of money expended on Lake Superior for the last two years. We learn form Col. Sheldon McKnight, of the Sault, who arrived ...
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 19 Jul 1847, p. 2   Copper From Lake Superior.--It would seem as if the period had at ...
  • Sail Craft on Lake Superior
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 17 Jul 1847, p. 3     Sail Craft on Lake Superior From the Detroit Free Press We notice in some of our exchange papers, various accounts of the number of vessels on Lake Superior, which are very imperfect. Many seem to be under the impression that until a ...
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 17 Jul 1847, p. 3   Sail Craft on Lake Superior From the Detroit Free Press We notice ...
  • Brig Mohegan
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 17 Jul 1847, p. 2     The brig Mohegan was launched at Monroe on the 3d. She was built by Mr. Keating, and is said to be a fine craft. Her dimensions are, length 117 feet, breadth 25 ft., depth of hold 9 1/2 ft. tonnage 270 tons, and is owned by J. N. Peabody, of ...
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 17 Jul 1847, p. 2   The brig Mohegan was launched at Monroe on the 3d. She was ...
  • Tonnage of Buffalo
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 15 Jul 1847, p. 2     Tonnage of Buffalo.-- The registered tonnage of the Port of Buffalo has increased two-fifths within the last year. The number and description of vessels, with their tonnage, owned at this port, are as follows: Steamboats 28 <cell ...
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 15 Jul 1847, p. 2   Tonnage of Buffalo.-- The registered tonnage of the Port of Buffalo has ...
  • On Board Steamer "Baltic"
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 14 Jul 1847, p. 2     Editorial Correspondence of the Courier On Board Seamer "Baltic" Lake Michigan July 8 and 9 We left Chicago about 10 o'clock, on the 8th, freighted wih as many humans as could well be mowed away at night in state rooms, upon tables, sofas, settees and other ...
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 14 Jul 1847, p. 2   Editorial Correspondence of the Courier On Board Seamer "Baltic" Lake Michigan July ...
  • Steamboat puffing
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 9 Jul 1847, p. 2     Steamboat puffing, we should think, had reached nearly its climax. The latest we have seen is the following, with regard to the Sultana, clipped from a western sheet: "She is a delicious boat, and can travel 15 nots an hour."...
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 9 Jul 1847, p. 2   Steamboat puffing, we should think, had reached nearly its climax. The latest ...
  • On Board Steamer "Baltic", Number VII
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 9 Jul 1847, p. 2     Editorial Correspondence of the Courier, Number VII On Board Steamer "Baltic" River and Lake St. Clair, July 2 Last evening we floated out into the broad expanse of Lake Huron, and soon the receding shores were lost in the distance, and could no longer be seen. ...
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 9 Jul 1847, p. 2   Editorial Correspondence of the Courier, Number VII On Board Steamer "Baltic" River ...
  • On Board Seamer Baltic, Number V
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 8 Jul 1847, p. 2     Editorial Correspondence of the Courier Number V On Board Steamer "Baltic" River and Lake St. Clair, July 1 We left Detroit this morning at about half-past 8, and were soon out upon the bosom of the river. The banks of the river, as well as those of the St. Clair, ...
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 8 Jul 1847, p. 2   Editorial Correspondence of the Courier Number V On Board Steamer "Baltic" River ...
  • Anecdote of the Capt'n of the Steamer "Illinois"
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 7 Jul 1847, p. 2     Anecdote of the Capt'n of the Steamer "Illinois".--Admiral Blake, so well known for his skill as a seaman, and who has no superior on the American waters, is a man of rare genius, and whoever gets the start of him under any circumstances, will be considered a curiosity. The following ...
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 7 Jul 1847, p. 2   Anecdote of the Capt'n of the Steamer "Illinois".--Admiral Blake, so well known ...
  • The Fourth
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 7 Jul 1847, p. 2     The Fourth ... There were a large number that enjoyed the steamboat excursions, out upon the still waters, and with the stirring music of full bands. It must have been delightful. ... P. S. Since the above was in type, we learn with pain that Capt. Charles Burnett, ...
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 7 Jul 1847, p. 2   The Fourth ... There were a large number that enjoyed the steamboat ...
  • The Fourth
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 5 Jul 1847, p. 2     The Fourth Saturday morning we preached a short sermon on our great national day, the Fourth of July.-- ...There will be excursions on the Lake by the splendid steamers Ohio and Indiana. They leave the docks at 9 o'clock, so be on hand early with clean "bibs and tuckers," you ...
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 5 Jul 1847, p. 2   The Fourth Saturday morning we preached a short sermon on our great ...
  • Cataract
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 5 Jul 1847, p. 2     The Cataract is the name of Capt. Van Cleve's new boat on Lake Ontario. She is said to be in every respect one of the most splendid steamers ever on Lake Ontario...
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 5 Jul 1847, p. 2   The Cataract is the name of Capt. Van Cleve's new boat on ...
  • On Board Steamer Baltic, Number III
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 5 Jul 1847, p. 2     One of a series of letters from the Courier's editor while on a trip from Buffalo to Chicago to attend the Harbor and River Improvements convention there...
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 5 Jul 1847, p. 2   One of a series of letters from the Courier's editor while on ...
  • Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), Saturday, July 17, 1847
        SAIL CRAFT ON LAKE SUPERIOR (From the Detroit Free Press) We notice in some of our exchange papers, various accounts of the number of vessels on Lake Superior, which are very imperfect. Many seem to be under the impression that until a few years past, there were no vessels ...
      SAIL CRAFT ON LAKE SUPERIOR (From the Detroit Free Press) We notice ...
  • Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 18 June 1847
        U. S. Steamer " MICHIGAN." Erie, Penn., June 16, 1847. Gentlemen :- We left port on the 11th inst., after hearing of the disaster which had befallen the ...
      U. S. Steamer " MICHIGAN." Erie, Penn., June 16, 1847. Gentlemen :- ...
  • Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), Wednesday, June 20, 1849
        New steamer, WYOMING, 128 feet long, 16 wide on deck, drawing 12 inches water, about a hundred tons burden, and driven by two engines of 40 horse power each, has just been finished at Tunkhannock, and now runs between that place and Owego, on the Susquehanna river. -- Havana Rep. ...
      New steamer, WYOMING, 128 feet long, 16 wide on deck, drawing 12 ...
  • A Man Missing
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 21 Sep 1849, p. 2     The Erie Commercial Advertiser of the 19th inst. contains the following article, relative to the disappearance of Mr. John Carrick, for many years a well known resident of this city, and one of the first individuals whose name was identified with the now extensive ship-building interest "on the ...
    Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 21 Sep 1849, p. 2   The Erie Commercial Advertiser of the 19th inst. contains the following article, ...
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