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" After my school closed, finding nothing better to turn my hand to, I attended a saw-mill for a month or two, and then shouldered my knapsack, and came out to Buffalo, to visit some relatives and see the country. That was in May, 1818, and Buffalo then... "
Municipality of Buffalo, New York: A History, 1720-1923 - Page 156
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Publications of the Buffalo Historical Society, Volume 2

Buffalo Historical Society (Buffalo, N.Y.) - 1879 - 474 pages
...self-defence. After some discussion they concluded that the school should go on, and I had no further trouble. After my school closed, finding nothing better to...cellars and chimneys without houses, showing that its destruction by the British had been complete. My feet had become blistered, and I was sore in every...
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Publications, Volume 2

Buffalo Historical Society (Buffalo, N.Y.) - 1880 - 480 pages
...self-defence. After some discussion they concluded that the school should go on, and I had no further trouble. After my school closed, finding nothing better to...cellars and chimneys without houses, showing that its destruction by the British had been complete. My feet had become blistered, and I was sore in every...
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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in ..., Volume 13

John Robert Irelan - 1888 - 498 pages
...self-defense. After some discussion they concluded that the school should go on, and I had no further trouble. After my school closed, finding nothing better to...cellars and chimneys without houses, showing that its destruction by the British had been complete. My feet had become blistered, and I was sore in every...
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Millard Fillmore Papers ...

Millard Fillmore - 1907 - 520 pages
...self-defense. After some discussion they concluded that the school should go on, and I had no further trouble. After my school closed, finding nothing better to...cellars and chimneys without houses, showing that its destruction by the British had been complete. My feet had become blistered, and I was sore in every...
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A History of Buffalo: Delineating the Evolution of the City, Volume 1

Josephus Nelson Larned - 1911 - 370 pages
...under seal, not to be opened during his life. In this sketch he says, of the time mentioned above: "After my school closed, finding nothing better to...cellars and chimneys without houses, showing that its destruction by the British had been complete. My feet had become blistered, and I was sore in every...
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A History of Buffalo: Delineating the Evolution of the City, Volume 1

Josephus Nelson Larned - 1911 - 372 pages
...during his life. In this sketch he says, of the time mentioned above: "After my school closed, rinding nothing better to turn my hand to, I attended a saw-mill...cellars and chimneys without houses, showing that its destruction by the British had been complete. My feet had become blistered, and I was sore in every...
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The Progress of the Empire State: The History of Buffalo

Charles Arthur Conant - 1913 - 378 pages
...under seal, not to be opened during his life. In this sketch he says, of the time mentioned above: "After my school closed, finding nothing better to...cellars and chimneys without houses, showing that its destruction by the British had been complete. My feet had become blistered, and I was sore in every...
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Millard Fillmore

Robert J. Scarry - 2001 - 440 pages
...Fillmore described the fledgling city as a desolate place three years after the recent war as presenting "a straggling appearance. It was just rising from...cellars and chimneys without houses, showing that its destruction by the British had been complete."38 Yet two years before De Witt Clinton stated "some...
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