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" ... ninety steamboat arrivals, each boat loaded with passengers. The roads to the interior were literally thronged with wagons. A careful estimate made in June by a citizen showed that one wagon left the city every five minutes during the twelve hours... "
A History of Buffalo: Delineating the Evolution of the City - Page 41
by Josephus Nelson Larned - 1911
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The History of Detroit and Michigan: Or, the Metropolis Illustrated ; a ...

Silas Farmer - 1884 - 1084 pages
...every five minutes during the twelve hours of daylight. In 1837 the immigration was fully as large; there was an average of three steamboats a day, with from 200 to 300 passengers each, and on one occasion in the month of May, 2,400 passengers landed in a single clay. The larger part...
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The History of Detroit and Michigan

Silas Farmer - 1884 - 1082 pages
...every five minutes during the twelve hours of daylight. In 1837 the immigration was fully as large; there was an average of three steamboats a day, with from 200 to 300 passengers each, and on one occasion in the month of May, 2,400 passengers landed in a single day. The larger part of...
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The Michigan Book: A State Cyclopedia with Sectional County Maps ...

Silas Farmer - 1901 - 404 pages
...roads to the interior were literally thronged with wagons. In 1837 the immigration was fully as large; there was an average of three steamboats a day. with from 200 to 300 passengers each, and on one occasion in the month of May, 2,400 passengers landed in a single day. The larger part of...
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Annual Report of the State Engineer and Surveyor on the Canals of New York

New York (State). State Engineer and Surveyor - 1906 - 1096 pages
...every five minutes during the twelve hours of daylight. In 1837 the immigration was fully as large; there was an average of three steamboats a day, with from 200 to 300 passengers each, and on one occasion in the month of May, 2.400 passengers landed in a single day. The larger part of...
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The Progress of the Empire State: The History of Buffalo

Charles Arthur Conant - 1913 - 384 pages
...how quickly the stream began to flow. By 1 830 the arrival of emigrants at Detroit was put at 15,000 for the year. By 1836 they were flooding that distributing...population of Buffalo in 1830 to 8,668, and to 15,661 in 1835. No statistics of that passenger movement on the canal are to be found; but, as late as 1833,...
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Old Towpaths: The Story of the American Canal Era

Alvin Fay Harlow - 1926 - 520 pages
...every five minutes during the twelve hours of daylight. In 1837 the immigration was fully as large; there was an average of three steamboats a day, with from 200 to 300 passengers each, and on one occasion in May, 2,400 passengers landed in a single day. The larger part of these immigrants...
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