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Early Toledo...

Item # 541667

October 26, 1833

EVENING POST, New York, October 26, 1833

* Early Toledo Ohio
* Fort Wayne Indiana

Page 2 has report:

* "Valley Of The Maumee.-- We are informed that the number of emigrants who have settled on the rich lands along the Maumee river...is unprecedentedly great.

We learn by a gentlemen from Vistula, M.T. (a town near the mouth of the Maumee) that the Buffalo and Detroit steamboats...call at that place, and land great numbers of passengers, and a considerable amount of merchandize....", plus mention of a regular line of steamboats between Vistula and Buffalo for "next Spring", as well as the construction of a steamboat at Mt. Clements "...intended to ply between Vistula and Ft. Wayne...". According to an internet source Vistula would merge with Port Lawrence in 1833 to become Toledo.

Other news of the day with ads.

4 pages in nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War