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Early Erie Pennsylvania...

Item # 217460

October 06, 1826

BOSTON RECORDER AND TELEGRAPH, Massachusetts, Oct. 6, 1826
* Early Erie Pennsylvania PA census
* Beginnings - 1,000 inhabitants

On page 3 under"Domestic" is a report stating: Erie, Pa., "...30 years ago was a wilderness, and the path of the Indian its only road. Now it has upwards of 1000 inhabitants; and a road leading to Buffalo, Cleveland and Pittsburgh, equal to any in the western country. From these places there are twenty-seven arrivals of stages every week....In a few days there will be 5 steam boats, to enter and leave the harbor every week."
Other news of the day includes: "Arrival Of Missionaries" "American Colonization Society" "Catskill Mountain" and more. 
Small posting hole above the masthead, otherwise in good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War