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" ... gone. The trade opened by this man, whose success was equal to his merits, and who led the way in every great enterprise of the day, was extensively prosecuted by others. A large amount of capital was invested in Salt ; trade and the means of transportation... "
A History of Buffalo: Delineating the Evolution of the City - Page 98
by Josephus Nelson Larned - 1911
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Historical Collections of the State of Pennsylvania: Containing a Copicus ...

Sherman Day - 1843 - 766 pages
...invested in the salt trade, and the means of transportation so greatly increased, that in a few years the Pittsburg market was supplied with Onondaga salt at twelve dollars per barrel of five bushels." — Judge Wilkeson, in American Pioneer. The conspicuous rank which Pittsburg held, as the metropolis...
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A History of American Manufactures from 1608 to 1860..: Comprising ..., Volume 1

John Leander Bishop - 1861 - 668 pages
...invested in Salt ; trade and the means of transportation so greatly inoreased, that in a few years the Pittsburg market was supplied with Onondaga Salt,...at twelve dollars per barrel of five bushels." This enterprise commenced in H96, and the chief supply of Salt for the country west of the mountains was...
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A History of American Manufactures from 1608 to 1860...

John Leander Bishop, Edwin Troxell Freedley, Edward Young - 1866 - 649 pages
...invested in Salt ; trade and the means of transportation so greatly increased, that in a few years the Pittsburg market was supplied with Onondaga Salt,...at twelve dollars per barrel of five bushels." This enterprise commenced in 1796, and the chief supply of Salt for the country west of the mountains was...
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The Progress of the Empire State: The History of Buffalo

Charles Arthur Conant - 1913 - 384 pages
..."could then be furnished from Pittsburg," wrote the Judge, "cheaper than from the settlements on the 97 Mohawk. General O'Hara was a far-sighted calculator...the freight handled there, after 1805, by Porter, Barton & Co., the creators of Black Rock as a port of trade. Mr. Charles D. Norton, in his paper on...
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Publications, Volume 5

Buffalo Historical Society - 1902 - 584 pages
...the salt trade, and the means of transportation so greatly increased that in a fe.w years Pittsburgh market was supplied with Onondaga salt at twelve dollars per barrel of five bushels. Much of the surplus produce of the country bordering on the lower Ohio and its branches, which rapidly...
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