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Densmore <[log in to unmask]>
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A LISTSERV list for discussions pertaining to New York State history." <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 26 Apr 2000 13:28:37 -0400
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On Wed, 26 Apr 2000, Vicki Weiss wrote:

> Newspapers published in 1791 might provide clues. You can see what's
available to you through interlibrary loan by looking at the microfilmed
newspapers collection available at www.nysl.nysed.gov/nysnp, the home page
of the New York State Newspaper Project.

We do have several of the NYC newspapers on microfilm here at UB, but none
of them contained information on the Hudson River sailings (though they
did record arrival and departure of ships from England and from other
ports in the United States).  [I had a similar problem with trying to
figure out ferry schedules in Buffalo pre Civil War-- the papers had tons
of information on the lake shipping, including dates of sailings and
information on cargo, but nothing that I could find that gave the schedule
for the ferry from Buffalo to Canada...]

Christopher Densmore
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