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" But as it has turned out, we have received a largess of favor from his liberal designing, — he gave to the city a good, comely face. But many of us can .remember when the face of Buffalo was rather rough, and parts of the year too dirty with mire for... "
A History of Buffalo: Delineating the Evolution of the City - Page 142
by Josephus Nelson Larned - 1911
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Thomas' Buffalo City Directory for ...

1864 - 420 pages
...largess of favor from his liberal designing ; he gave to the city a good, comely face. But many of us can remember when the face of Buffalo was rather rough,...until I got boards and made a way for her poor feet It -was found, every spring and fall, that the face of Buffalo was too soft. Gradually our fine pavements...
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Publications of the Buffalo Historical Society, Volume 2

Buffalo Historical Society (Buffalo, N.Y.) - 1879 - 474 pages
...largess of favor from his liberal designing, — he gave to the city a good, comely face. But many of us can .remember when the face of Buffalo was rather...until I got boards and made a way for her poor feet. It was found every spring and fall that the face of Buffalo was too soft. Gradually our fine pavements...
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Publications, Volume 2

Buffalo Historical Society (Buffalo, N.Y.) - 1880 - 480 pages
...of the year too dirty with mire for washing to do any good. Main Street was as broad as Mr. EHicott laid it out, but its mud was said to have no bottom....until I got boards and made a way for her poor feet. It was found every spring and fall that the face of Buffalo was too soft. Gradually our fine pavements...
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Memorial of George Washington Hosmer

George Washington Hosmer - 1882 - 392 pages
...largess of favor from his liberal designing ; he gave to the city a good, comely face. But many of us can remember when the face of Buffalo was rather rough,...until I got boards and made a way for her poor feet. It was found, every spring and fall, that the face of Buffalo was too soft. Gradually our fine pavements...
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Memorial of George Washington Hosmer

George Washington Hosmer - 1882 - 388 pages
...rescue the sinkers. I saw a young lady, one day, sloughed in the middle of Pearl Street, near Tuppcr, so that she could not step without leaving behind...the whole foot apparel; and there she stood, with a patieiicc peculiar to those clays, until 1 got boards and made a way for her poor feet. It was found,...
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Municipality of Buffalo, New York: A History, 1720-1923, Volume 1

Henry Wayland Hill - 1923 - 586 pages
...streets of Buffalo as he found them in 1836, when he first came into the city. He wrote : "Many of us can remember when the face of Buffalo was rather rough,...her poor feet." The first evidence of paving that appears in the city records was, it seems, in 1836, when assessment rolls for paving Main street below...
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