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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Tuesday May 24, 1839
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Tuesday May 24, 1839
    TextNewspaper       Correspondence. Toronto, Upper Canada May 2d. 1839 Sir- By command of His Excellency, the Lieutenant Governor, and Major General Commanding the Forces in Upper Canada, I beg leave to acquaint you, that, as Lieutenant Pilgrim, who conveyed to you the letter of ...
    TextNewspaper     Correspondence. Toronto, Upper Canada May 2d. 1839 Sir- By command of His Excellency, the Lieutenant Governor, and Major General Commanding the Forces in Upper Canada, I beg leave to acquaint …
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  • Propellers
    Propellers
    TextNewspaper  Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), 2 Aug 1843     Propellers. - This is indeed the new era. Another propeller is to come out and add to the wealth of the Upper Lake craft. She will bear the name of Racine, in honor of one of the most flourishing towns on the Lake shore. She is being built at Oswego, …
    TextNewspaper  Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), 2 Aug 1843   Propellers. - This is indeed the new era. Another propeller is to come out and add to the wealth of the Upper Lake craft. She will bear the name of …
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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., May 1, 1839
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., May 1, 1839
    TextNewspaper       It is with pleasure we give place to the following letter from Mr. R. P. Whitney, a passenger on board the Girard, and recently a citizen of this place; for while it acknowledges the insult offered to our flag, it shows also conclusively that every thing that could be done …
    TextNewspaper     It is with pleasure we give place to the following letter from Mr. R. P. Whitney, a passenger on board the Girard, and recently a citizen of this place; for …
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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., June 19, 1844
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., June 19, 1844
    TextNewspaper       To the Editor of the Oswego County Whig: Sir: - Inasmuch as the people living on the banks of the St. Lawrence and Lake Ontario take a deep and abiding interest in the noble steamers that travel those waters, it may not be uninteresting to them to see in your …
    TextNewspaper     To the Editor of the Oswego County Whig: Sir: - Inasmuch as the people living on the banks of the St. Lawrence and Lake Ontario take a deep and abiding …
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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Friday, Sept. 27, 1844
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Friday, Sept. 27, 1844
    TextNewspaper       New York & Chicago Line. -- The Propeller "Oswego," Davis, master, arrived on Tuesday from Chicago, with 4,772 bushels of wheat to Doolittle, Mills & Co. She left last evening with a full cargo of merchandise and 90 passengers for Lake Michigan. The Propeller ...
    TextNewspaper     New York & Chicago Line. -- The Propeller "Oswego," Davis, master, arrived on Tuesday from Chicago, with 4,772 bushels of wheat to Doolittle, Mills & Co. She left last evening …
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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Sat., June 25, 1842
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Sat., June 25, 1842
    TextNewspaper       VESSELS WRECKED ON LAKE ONTARIO. Two schooners, the "Detroit" and the "Eli Hart," were wrecked off Sodus Point during the severe blow on Friday night last. In consequence of the heavy swell, which prevented any approach to the lower light-house, but one light was burning, and ...
    TextNewspaper     VESSELS WRECKED ON LAKE ONTARIO. Two schooners, the "Detroit" and the "Eli Hart," were wrecked off Sodus Point during the severe blow on Friday night last. In consequence of the …
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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Sat., July 2, 1842
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Sat., July 2, 1842
    TextNewspaper       The New Steam Boat "Lady of the Lake." - This beautiful craft left our wharf last Wednesday morning, with a happy party of ladies and gentlemen, (the Utica band playing at the time "The Bonnie Boat.") for a pleasure excursion to Kingston, Ogdensburgh, & c. and returned on Thursday ...
    TextNewspaper     The New Steam Boat "Lady of the Lake." - This beautiful craft left our wharf last Wednesday morning, with a happy party of ladies and gentlemen, (the Utica band playing …
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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Thurs., Sept. 30, 1841
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Thurs., Sept. 30, 1841
    TextNewspaper       Steam-Boat Express, Trip to Kingston, &c.; - Last Saturday we took a trip to Kingston on business, aboard the Steam-Boat Express, and seldom have we, (all things considered) enjoyed more pleasure, or been more highly gratified. The weather, in going over, was very fair, and we had ...
    TextNewspaper     Steam-Boat Express, Trip to Kingston, &c.; - Last Saturday we took a trip to Kingston on business, aboard the Steam-Boat Express, and seldom have we, (all things considered) enjoyed more …
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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Fri., Dec. 16, 1842
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Fri., Dec. 16, 1842
    TextNewspaper       Launch. - On the 7th, a new steam boat called the Rochester, was launched from the ship yard of Mr. G. S. Weeks. she is 166 feet length - 22 feet beam, and is to be propelled by a low pressure engine of one hundred horse power. She is built …
    TextNewspaper     Launch. - On the 7th, a new steam boat called the Rochester, was launched from the ship yard of Mr. G. S. Weeks. she is 166 feet length - 22 …
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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed.,  Nov. 29, 1843
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., Nov. 29, 1843
    TextNewspaper       Capt. E. Chapman, of the steamer Clinton, wishes us publicly to tender his grateful acknowledgments to Capt. Tracy, of the Revenue Cutter, at Sackets Harbor, for his timely, efficient and gentlemanly assistance in removing the Clinton from Horse Island, where in the late boisterous weather, ...
    TextNewspaper     Capt. E. Chapman, of the steamer Clinton, wishes us publicly to tender his grateful acknowledgments to Capt. Tracy, of the Revenue Cutter, at Sackets Harbor, for his timely, efficient and …
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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Friday, Nov. 5, 1841
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Friday, Nov. 5, 1841
    TextNewspaper       On Friday, the 16th ult., as the schooner "John Simpson" of Whitby, was on her passage from Oswego to Kingston, and soon after leaving the former port, she encountered a heavy gale, in which she lost both her masts. The "Express" steamer passed by at the time, and though within …
    TextNewspaper     On Friday, the 16th ult., as the schooner "John Simpson" of Whitby, was on her passage from Oswego to Kingston, and soon after leaving the former port, she encountered a …
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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., March 17, 1841
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., March 17, 1841
    TextNewspaper       Advertisement
    TextNewspaper     Advertisement
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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., Aug. 17, 1842
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., Aug. 17, 1842
    TextNewspaper       Trip to Syracuse - Last week we took a trip to Syracuse and home again, on board the Packet "Frontier," Capt. F. Rood; and seldom indeed have we enjoyed ourselves better, or been more highly gratified with all around us, and this made us satisfied with ourselves. Any body who …
    TextNewspaper     Trip to Syracuse - Last week we took a trip to Syracuse and home again, on board the Packet "Frontier," Capt. F. Rood; and seldom indeed have we enjoyed ourselves …
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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Tues., June 25, 1839
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Tues., June 25, 1839
    TextNewspaper       The New Steam-Boat St. Lawrence. The following remarks are from the Ogdensburgh Republican. We cheerfully endorse all that is said of this beautiful boat and her experienced and gentlemanly commander; and while we do so, we should do injustice to our feelings, were we to omit a meed ...
    TextNewspaper     The New Steam-Boat St. Lawrence. The following remarks are from the Ogdensburgh Republican. We cheerfully endorse all that is said of this beautiful boat and her experienced and gentlemanly commander; …
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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Aug. 6, 1839
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Aug. 6, 1839
    TextNewspaper       The Oswego route is constantly gaining favor with the travelling public. It needs but to be known to be preferred for comfort, economy and speed. The following is taken from an article in the New York Express: Lake Ontario - The navigation of this Lake is as pleasing a sight …
    TextNewspaper     The Oswego route is constantly gaining favor with the travelling public. It needs but to be known to be preferred for comfort, economy and speed. The following is taken from …
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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., April 29, 1840
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., April 29, 1840
    TextNewspaper       To travellers going West we recommend them to take the Oswego or lake route. It is altogether the most easy, pleasant, expeditious and economical. At Syracuse you leave the railroad and take a packet or stage to Oswego; there you will find a splendid steamboat, managed by gentlemanly, ...
    TextNewspaper     To travellers going West we recommend them to take the Oswego or lake route. It is altogether the most easy, pleasant, expeditious and economical. At Syracuse you leave the railroad …
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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., March 17, 1841
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., March 17, 1841
    TextNewspaper       The Ericsson Propeller. - It will be seen by an advertisement in our subsequent columns, that our friend Capt. J. Van Cleve has become interested in this truly important invention, and is now about introducing it upon our waters; and we understand that our forwarders contemplate ...
    TextNewspaper     The Ericsson Propeller. - It will be seen by an advertisement in our subsequent columns, that our friend Capt. J. Van Cleve has become interested in this truly important invention, …
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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., May 4, 1842
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., May 4, 1842
    TextNewspaper       Steamer Vandalia. - It gives us pleasure to bear the good doings of this beautiful craft. She it is whom our jealous neighbors of Buffalo yelped the "Oswego humbug," because she is moved by the Ericsson propellers. Well, she left here for Chicago, and arrived safe and sound at ...
    TextNewspaper     Steamer Vandalia. - It gives us pleasure to bear the good doings of this beautiful craft. She it is whom our jealous neighbors of Buffalo yelped the "Oswego humbug," because …
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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., May 11, 1842
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., May 11, 1842
    TextNewspaper       The Steamer Vandalia, by the improvement of the "Ericsson propeller," made her trip from this port to Chicago, in seven days running time; and this too mostly against contrary winds. Pretty good for an experiment!
    TextNewspaper     The Steamer Vandalia, by the improvement of the "Ericsson propeller," made her trip from this port to Chicago, in seven days running time; and this too mostly against contrary winds. …
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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Sat., June 25, 1842
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Sat., June 25, 1842
    TextNewspaper       The steam vessel Vandalia, of the Oswego and Chicago line, propelled by the Ericsson improvement, sailed from this port for Chicago, on the 10th inst. with upwards of 60 passengers and a full freight. She sailed promptly at her appointed time, notwithstanding the weather was so unfavorable as ...
    TextNewspaper     The steam vessel Vandalia, of the Oswego and Chicago line, propelled by the Ericsson improvement, sailed from this port for Chicago, on the 10th inst. with upwards of 60 passengers …
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