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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), Friday, Sept. 27, 1844
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Friday, Sept. 27, 1844
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    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 ...

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    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), Wed., June 19, 1844
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., June 19, 1844
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    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 ...

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    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 ...

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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., May 1, 1839
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., May 1, 1839
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    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 ...

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    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), Fri., Dec. 16, 1842
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Fri., Dec. 16, 1842
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    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 ...

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    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), Friday, Nov. 5, 1841
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Friday, Nov. 5, 1841
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    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 ...

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    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.,  Nov. 29, 1843
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., Nov. 29, 1843
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    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, ...

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    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), Thurs., Sept. 30, 1841
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Thurs., Sept. 30, 1841
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    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 ...

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    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), Wed., Oct. 30, 1844
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., Oct. 30, 1844
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    Effects of the Gale. - The steamer Lady of the Lake, reported ashore at Ogdensburgh, is off and came into this port on Friday last, having sustained but little damage. The John Marshall, which went ashore near Stoney Point has gone to pieces, and is a total loss. The schooner ...

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    Effects of the Gale. - The steamer Lady of the Lake, reported ashore at Ogdensburgh, is off and came into this port on Friday last, having sustained but little damage. ...

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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., Oct. 23, 1844
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., Oct. 23, 1844
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    At a meeting of the Passengers on board the Steamboat Oneida, October 19th, 1844, Mr. J.H. Lockwood of Rochester, was called to the chair, and Mr. George Mollison of Montreal, was appointed Secretary.

    After some prefatory remarks by Hon. O.H. Gillet of Ogdensburgh, in which he adverted ...

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    At a meeting of the Passengers on board the Steamboat Oneida, October 19th, 1844, Mr. J.H. Lockwood of Rochester, was called to the chair, and Mr. George Mollison of Montreal, ...

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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Sat., June 25, 1842
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Sat., June 25, 1842
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    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 ...

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    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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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., May 11, 1842
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., May 11, 1842
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    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!

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    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., May 11, 1844
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Sat., May 11, 1844
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    The Schooner Aurora Borealis. - In our last we just mentioned the capsizing of this vessel in the gale of the 1st inst., and the loss of two of the hands. Since then we have conversed with one of the survivors, Mr,. Daniel King, of this place, mate, and have ...

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    The Schooner Aurora Borealis. - In our last we just mentioned the capsizing of this vessel in the gale of the 1st inst., and the loss of two of the ...

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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), July 26, 1843
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), July 26, 1843
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    SHIPMATES, AHOY!! - A brother tar would inform his old shipmates and others, that having buffeted many gales, received many hard knocks, and become unseaworthy, he has entered a snug harbor at the sign of the ship, on First-street, East Oswego, where he will be happy to wait upon his ...

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    SHIPMATES, AHOY!! - A brother tar would inform his old shipmates and others, that having buffeted many gales, received many hard knocks, and become unseaworthy, he has entered a snug ...

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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., May 25, 1842
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., May 25, 1842
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    The following notice of the Steamer Vandalia of this port, is from the pen of J.C. Busner, Esq., formerly of this place, but now editor of the Buffalo American. It is candid, and when contrasted with the snarls of the other Buffalo prints, is truly gratifying.

    The Vandalia - We ...

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    The following notice of the Steamer Vandalia of this port, is from the pen of J.C. Busner, Esq., formerly of this place, but now editor of the Buffalo American. It ...

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  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., April 29, 1840
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., April 29, 1840
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    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, ...

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    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), Aug. 6, 1839
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Aug. 6, 1839
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    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 ...

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    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), Tues., June 25, 1839
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Tues., June 25, 1839
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    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 ...

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    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), Wed., May 4, 1842
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., May 4, 1842
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    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 ...

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    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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