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1816 Brownville New York...

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December 26, 1816

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Dec. 26, 1816.
* Canal Locks
* Black River at Brownsville New York

A page 2 report says: 

* ...the locks on the Black River, below Brownsville, N.Y., are completed, so that the navigation is now unmolested from the Lake to Brownsville. One of the largest boats used on the St. Lawrence, with about 100 men...passed through these locks, of two lifts, in six minutes... & a bit more. 

Other news of the day includes: "General Hospital" "Militia of the United States" and more. Several interesting advertisements as well. 4 pages in nice shape.

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