Cleveland Past and Present

Its Representative Men -- Comprising Biographical Sketches of Pioneer Settlers and Prominent Citizens

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Author: Maurice Joblin
Published: 1869
Language: English
Wordcount: 192,773 / 573 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.8
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 423
mnybks.net#: 3992
Genres: Biography, History
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and the Ohio river opened. In the same year a new jail was built on Champlain street.

In 1834, some of the streets were graded, and the village assumed such importance that application for a city charter began to be talked of.

The population of the city had grown in 1835 to 5,080, having more than doubled in two years. There was at this time an immense rush of people to the West. Steamers ran from Buffalo to Detroit crowded with passengers at a fare of eight dollars, the number on board what would now be called small boats, sometimes reaching from five hundred to six hundred persons. The line hired steamers and fined them a hundred dollars if the round trip was not made in eight days. The slower boats, not being able to make that time with any certainty, frequently stopped at Cleveland, discharged their passengers, and put back to Buffalo. It sometimes chanced that the shore accommodations were insufficient for the great crowd of emigrants stopping over at this port, and the steamers were hired to lie o

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