Gazetteer and Business Directory of St. Lawrence County, N.Y. for 1873-4

Gazetteer and Business Directory of St. Lawrence County, N.Y. for 1873-4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...two butter tub factories, one wagon and two blacksmith shops, two brick Indian name Kanatascke, meaning new village. + These tanneries are each of small capacity. One was built by Robt. Grifiis, the present proprietor, in 1865. and tans about 6,000 sides per annum; and the other was built by Henry Atwater in 1871, on the site of the one built by his father. 1 This mill was built by Norman Sackrider, about 1848, is owned by Hutchinson. Sherwin 8: Co., and contains three runs of stones. One of these mills, (Davis') for which we have the statistics, manufactures about 900,000 feet of lumber per annum. ll Three of these mills, (Dow's, Brinkerhofi"s and Davis') for which we have the data, manufacture in the aggregate about 7,000,000 shingles per year. I 'll Messrs. Martin & Son manufacture about 20,000 hubs of various kinds per annum. This is the only hub factory in this part of the State. The furnace which was built here in 1825 and supplied with bog ore, was burnecfin 1844. ' 'l'+ Originally named Rackerton. Its present name was given in honor of Benj. Raymond, the first agent for this town and Potsdam. Its Indian name was Tsiwkoontieta, meaning "where they leave the canoe." 1:1: This mill contains three runs of stones, and grinds about 100 barrels of flour per month, besides a large amount of custom grinding. yards, an oil distillery, one saw and two shingle mills, i a tannery and about 225 inhabitants. Like Norfolk it enjoys an excellent and abundant Water power. There are several other manufacturing establishments on the river, distant from the vYllages.1 Settlement was commenced in 1809, by Erastus Hall, from Tyringham, Berkshire Co., Mass., who arrived at Potsdam May 9th of that year, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236557484
  • 9781236557483