Buffalo City Directory

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Courier Company of Buffalo, 1865 - Buffalo (N.Y.)
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Page 45 - New York, Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia. Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
Page 51 - the Society shall be called the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences," and that "the object of the Society shall be the pro' motion and study of the natural sciences through the formation of a museum and library, the procurement of lectures, and by such other means as shall be desirable and efficient for that purpose.
Page 10 - August 19th, 1878. tOn Niagara St., near Auburn. Below this place, at the mouth of the Scoijoiquoides creek, a part of Commodore Perry's fleet was fitted out under the superintendence of Henry Eckford, afterwards renowned at home and abroad as a naval constructor; and near by, upon the bank, the battle of Black Rock was fought, at about the same period of time. While I am thus indulging in a ramble away from my subject, the opportunity shall be improved of submitting to this Society the task of discovering...
Page 12 - Ride to Niagara," says that he came to Millar's Ferry along the bank of the lake, and notices the old route " by way of Bouck street as a short way to the ferry, if there be no object in going to Buffalo.
Page 118 - LOOK-STITCH/ and ranks highest, on account of the elasticity, permanence, beauty and general desirableness of the stitcbingwhen done and the wide range of its application."— Rtjiortof American IrwtUute, ┐few- York.
Page 276 - Society"— and more readily effect the purposes intended, it will be expedient to have a suitable number of respectable and useful members in all the principal cities and towns in the United States, and some in the interiour of every state.
Page 14 - ... the West, it will be sufficient to say that in December, 1790, he returned to Connecticut on foot, with judge Augustus Porter, and traveled a portion of the journey on snow shoes. Mr. Lester Brace left Bennington in what is now Wyoming county, with an ox team and wagon, accompanied by some neighbors, to visit the frontier on business; and crossing the Indian Reservation his party were overtaken in the woods by a severe snow storm which drove them under their wagon for shelter, and compelled them...
Page 51 - THE BUFFALO HISTORICAL SOCIETY." The particular business and object of such Society and its general design is, to discover, procure, and preserve whatever may relate to the History of Western New York in general, and the City of Buffalo in particular, and to gather statistics of the commerce, manufactures, and business of the Lake region, and those portions of the West that are intimately connected with the interests of Buffalo. The...
Page 11 - Erie were frequently wind-bound at the former place for a long time; and then and there would grow an accumulation of five or six thousand barrels of salt, which were piled in tiers upon the shore of the river, under the bank, and remained stored in this way until they could be carried to Erie. "The Black Rock...

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