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  • Old Zack. Barnes
    Old Zack. Barnes
    textnewspaper  "Old Zack. Barnes," Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), June 28, 1879     Old Zack. Barnes._____Death of the Most Notable Man in the Early History of Boating on the Erie - The Murderer of Van Schaik and His Eventful Life.____Zachariah Barnes died in Forestport, Oneida county, a few days ago, aged about 67 years. Zack. Barnes was one of the earliest and most ...
    textnewspaper  "Old Zack. Barnes," Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), June 28, 1879   Old Zack. Barnes._____Death of the Most Notable Man in the Early History of Boating on the Erie - The Murderer of Van Schaik and His Eventful Life.____Zachariah Barnes died in ...
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  • Canal
    Canal
    textnewspaper  "Canal," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., Nov. 27, 1822     Canal. -- It is stated that water has been let into the Canal as far east as Schoharie creek, to which place boats have passed from Little Falls.The Lockport paper states, that water is to be taken, by a feeder, from the Tonewanta [sic] to Oak Orchard creek, to supply ...
    textnewspaper  "Canal," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., Nov. 27, 1822   Canal. -- It is stated that water has been let into the Canal as far east as Schoharie creek, to which place boats have passed from Little Falls.The Lockport paper ...
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  • Boats: Montezuma and Oneida Chief
    Boats: Montezuma and Oneida Chief
    textnewspaper  "Boats: Montezuma and Oneida Chief," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., July 26, 1820     BOATSMontezuma and Oneida Chief,For the accommodation of passengers on the Erie Canal, will perform their trips in the future, in the following order: - Leave Utica and Montezuma every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 8 o'clock, and meet at evening in Manlius; proceed next day at 4 ...
    textnewspaper  "Boats: Montezuma and Oneida Chief," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., July 26, 1820   BOATSMontezuma and Oneida Chief,For the accommodation of passengers on the Erie Canal, will perform their trips in the future, in the following order: - Leave Utica and Montezuma every Monday, ...
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  • Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., Aug. 2, 1820
    Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., Aug. 2, 1820
    textnewspaper       Utica, July 25.On Saturday last the canal was filled with water for the first time from the western extremity of Liberty street to Genesee street, a distance of about half a mile. Considerable interest was excited and many attended on this occasion. At the appointed hour the slender bar which ...
    textnewspaper     Utica, July 25.On Saturday last the canal was filled with water for the first time from the western extremity of Liberty street to Genesee street, a distance of about half ...
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  • Erie Canal
    Erie Canal
    textnewspaper  "Erie Canal," Geneva Palladium (Geneva, NY), Wed., Nov. 13, 1822     Erie Canal. - The water has been let into the Canal from Little Falls to Schoharie Creek, east, and west from Genesee river to Montezuma, making about 200 miles uninterrupted canal navigation. Boats are now arriving at Utica, from Rochester. There is every reason to believe the Canal will, in ...
    textnewspaper  "Erie Canal," Geneva Palladium (Geneva, NY), Wed., Nov. 13, 1822   Erie Canal. - The water has been let into the Canal from Little Falls to Schoharie Creek, east, and west from Genesee river to Montezuma, making about 200 miles uninterrupted ...
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  • Geneva Palladium (Geneva, NY), Wed., Nov. 13, 1822
    Geneva Palladium (Geneva, NY), Wed., Nov. 13, 1822
    textnewspaper       Several boats loaded with flour, left this village (Rochester) last week for Little Falls, by the Canal, and there were also some arrivals. We understand there is some want of water between this place and Montezuma, which will probably be soon supplied. A Collector's office is to be opened in ...
    textnewspaper     Several boats loaded with flour, left this village (Rochester) last week for Little Falls, by the Canal, and there were also some arrivals. We understand there is some want of ...
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  • Patent Canal Boat Spring
    Patent Canal Boat Spring
    textnewspaper  "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, especially to ...
    textnewspaper  "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 ...
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  • Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 22 Oct 1823
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 22 Oct 1823
    textnewspaper       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 passageto Albany, during the season when traveling in stages is rendered ...
    textnewspaper     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 ...
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  • Canal Navigation
    Canal Navigation
    textnewspaper  "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.The ...
    textnewspaper  "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,) ...
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  • Erie Canal and Michigan Territory
    Erie Canal and Michigan Territory
    textnewspaper  "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 ...
    textnewspaper  "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 ...
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  • Canal Regulations
    Canal Regulations
    textnewspaper  "Canal Regulations," Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 7 Apr 1826     CANAL REGULATIONS.At a meeting of the Board of Canal Commissioners in the city of Albany, on the 10th of March, 1826, the following rules and regulations, in addition to those provided by law relating to the Erie and Champlain canals, were adopted to wit:1. Every boat passing on either of ...
    textnewspaper  "Canal Regulations," Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 7 Apr 1826   CANAL REGULATIONS.At a meeting of the Board of Canal Commissioners in the city of Albany, on the 10th of March, 1826, the following rules and regulations, in addition to those ...
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  • Canal Revenue
    Canal Revenue
    textnewspaper  "Canal Revenue," Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 2 Jun 1826     Canal Revenue. - If our readers are not generally in a money-making way, these hard times, it will afford them some consolation to know that our State is in a prosperous condition. The Collector at this place informs us, that he received for Canal Tolls in one day, during the ...
    textnewspaper  "Canal Revenue," Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 2 Jun 1826   Canal Revenue. - If our readers are not generally in a money-making way, these hard times, it will afford them some consolation to know that our State is in a ...
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  • Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 25 Aug 1826
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 25 Aug 1826
    textnewspaper       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....
    textnewspaper     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, ...
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  • Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 6 Jul 1827
    Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 6 Jul 1827
    textnewspaper       We are informed by the Collector of the Canal toll in this village, that on the first day of this month, he had received $32,527.96 in tolls. The Canal had then been open only seventy days....
    textnewspaper     We are informed by the Collector of the Canal toll in this village, that on the first day of this month, he had received $32,527.96 in tolls. The Canal had ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • The Canal Packets
    The Canal Packets
    textnewspaper  "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 ...
    textnewspaper  "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 ...
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  • The Packet Boats of the Erie Canal Company
    The Packet Boats of the Erie Canal Company
    textnewspaper  "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, ...
    textnewspaper  "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 ...
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  • Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 6 May 1852
    Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 6 May 1852
    textnewspaper       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 ...
    textnewspaper     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 ...
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  • Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 16 Apr 1853
    Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 16 Apr 1853
    textnewspaper       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 ...
    textnewspaper     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 ...
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  • Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 21 Apr 1853
    Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 21 Apr 1853
    textnewspaper       The RochesterSyracuse Railroad was opened June 1, 1853 which essentially put the packetboats out of business
    textnewspaper     The RochesterSyracuse Railroad was opened June 1, 1853 which essentially put the packetboats out of business
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  • Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 23 Apr 1853
    Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 23 Apr 1853
    textnewspaper       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 ...
    textnewspaper     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 ...
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