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  • Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 12 May 1824
        Three mails are now received at this place, daily - two on the canal, and one by way of Canandaigua...
      Three mails are now received at this place, daily - two on ...
  • Steam-Boats on the Canal
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 15 Oct 1823     Steam-Boats on the Canal. - We think there can no longer be any doubt as to the practicability of propelling boats on the Canal by steam. Since the passage of the steam-boat mentioned in our last, we have been gratified with a view of one built at Pompey, Onondaga county, ...
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 15 Oct 1823   Steam-Boats on the Canal. - We think there can no longer be ...
  • Steam-Boats on the Canal
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 15 Oct 1823     Steam-Boats on the Canal. - We think there can no longer be any doubt as to the practicability of propelling boats on the Canal by steam. Since the passage of the steam-boat mentioned in our last, we have been gratified with a view of one built at Pompey, Onondaga county, ...
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 15 Oct 1823   Steam-Boats on the Canal. - We think there can no longer be ...
  • 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), 29 Oct 1823
        The Canal is now navigable to to Brockport, about 20 miles west of Rochester, to and from which place the packet boats run daily. Another Canal Celebration. The citizens of Salina, and adjacent towns, celebrated on the 14th inst. the opening of the locks at ...
      The Canal is now navigable to to Brockport, about 20 miles west ...
  • 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 ...
  • Steam-Boat on the Canal
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 8 Oct 1823     Steam-Boat on the Canal. - A Steam-Boat passed this place, to the west, on the 5th inst. Her speed was supposed to be about four miles per hour, and it was judged by those who noticed her, that the agitation of the water, caused by the wheel of the boat, ...
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 8 Oct 1823   Steam-Boat on the Canal. - A Steam-Boat passed this place, to the ...
  • Erie Canal
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 10 Jan 1823     Erie Canal. - P. Grandin, Esq. the Collector at this place, informs us that he received for tolls during the past season $21,455. The whole amount taken at the same office the year previous was $2,500, making an increase in one year of $18,955!...
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 10 Jan 1823   Erie Canal. - P. Grandin, Esq. the Collector at this place, informs ...
  • Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 4 Aug 1824
        The steam boat "Erie Canal," from Utica, which passed this village a short time since, has arrived at Geneseo, Livingston county, having entered the river through the feeder at Rochester. This is the first boat propelled by steam that ever navigated the waters of the Genesee, and the captain states ...
      The steam boat "Erie Canal," from Utica, which passed this village a ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 4 Aug 1824   Weighing Locks. - The Locks for weighing boats in the vicinity of ...
  • The Burlington Canal
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 12 May 1824     The Burlington Canal. - The Commissioners of the Burlington Canal, have given notice that they are ready to receive proposals for making a cut from Burlington Bay to Lake Ontario, 12 feet deep by 72 feet wide. The Lewiston Sentinel says this will be sufficiently large to admit sloops of ...
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 12 May 1824   The Burlington Canal. - The Commissioners of the Burlington Canal, have given ...
  • 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, ...
  • Erie Canal and Michigan Territory
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 28 Jun 1825     Erie Canal and Michigan Territory. - The editor of the Michigan Sentinel, having traveled the whole length of the Grand Canal, excepting that part between Albany and Schenectady, and noted down his observations, gives his readers something like two columns of sketches and hints respecting its ...
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 28 Jun 1825   Erie Canal and Michigan Territory. - The editor of the Michigan Sentinel, ...
  • The Canals
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 28 Jun 1825     The Canals. - It is estimated that the revenue from the New York Canals this season will be nearly double the amount received last season. This will far exceed the flattering estimate of the canal commissioners in their last annual report. We perceive by the Collector's books that the amount ...
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 28 Jun 1825   The Canals. - It is estimated that the revenue from the New ...
  • Melancholy Accident
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 15 Jun 1825     Melancholy Accident. - On Wednesday morning last, about 3 o'clock, a Miss Nancy Starkweather was suddenly killed by coming in contact with a canal bridge a few miles west of this town. She was on her way from the west on the canal to visit some connexions in Williamson, in ...
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 15 Jun 1825   Melancholy Accident. - On Wednesday morning last, about 3 o'clock, a Miss ...
  • Completion of the Locks
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 8 Jun 1825     COMPLETION OF THE LOCKS. We are informed by the contractors, that the Locks, ascending the Mountain Ridge in this in this village, will be completed by the 20th of the present month. It will be seen by a notice in the day's paper, that Friday, the 24th inst. has been ...
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 8 Jun 1825   COMPLETION OF THE LOCKS. We are informed by the contractors, that the ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
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