Research Notes from the
Published in Cazenovia, NY
Daniel H. Weiskotten
Created February 3, 2004
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First issue of the Cazenovia
Republican, Published by W.H. Phillips & S. Lake, office in Clarke
& Hobbie's New Block, 3rd Story.
"A Glance at Things About Town"
- Oliver Jewell has recently purchased the Lincklaen House.
- Marsh of the Park House.
- The Cazenovia House is defunct. Our friend "Vic" [Dearborn] has left landlording for a more profitable business.
- Clarke & Hobbie's Empire Block, opposite the Lincklaen House,
dry goods, groceries, hand saws and other hardware. The bookstore
is in this block. E.G. Weld's daguerrean room is in the 3rd
story. Also on the 3rd story on the opposite corner is the
- Groff & Carpenter are on the corner [of Mill & Albany Streets].
- W.J. Hough's Cash Store [on the corner of Albany & Lincklaen Streets].
- Jonathan Woodward, dry goods.
- Pulford & Sweetlands.
- M. Hutchinson, new store.
- Swan, jewelry.
- J.C. Ryan, Greenland & Son, P.E. Blair, merchant tailors.
- J. Nickerson, hats & caps.
- D.G. Keeler [shoes] in the Lincklaen House Block.
- B. Gilson over Blair's in the Lincklaen House Block.
- Phillips, boots & shoes, next door to Dr. Foord's
- Dr. Foord at his old stand, drugs, medicines and groceries.
Warner & Cleaveland [meat market].
M. Parmelee & Son have opened a grocery and provision store on Lincklaen Street opposite Capt. Hill's [Recess].
Groff & Carpenter, the "People's Store."
Barrett & Montague have opened a meat market in Burr's building one door east of Brown & Perkins' tin shop.
- Pulford & Sweetland, spring and summer goods.
- J. Woodward.
- Hobbie & Clarke.
- W.J. Hough, dry goods.
- Groff & Carpenter, dry goods.
- Greenland, Williams & Co., manufacture leather.
- Gardner Dodge has stuck his shingle at Keeler's old stand.
- Garratts, harness business
- C.C. Webber, J. Alden, L.G. Wells, furniture shops.
- Jason Allen, root beer and ginger pop at the Empire Saloon.
- Vic Dearborn has opened a recess at the comer of Albany & William Street [Albany and William Street do not intersect!].
- L.A. Eggleston has two livery establishments, buggies by Combs & Shute.
Ben Gillson is laying a new "stoop" in front of Blair's clothing establishment.
Crandall & Moseley, books.
D.G. Keeler has fitted up a spacious awning in front of his boot and shoe store.
L.E. Swan, daguerreotype gallery on the Public Square.
The Catholic Church will be dedicated July 5, 1854.
S. Gillson of the "Annas House," in DeRuyter, has leased the Cazenovia House and will take possession soon.
"Several laborers are now engaged in
digging a channel at the outlet of the lake, for the purpose of
draining the water for the use of the canal. It is proposed ...
to have this channel of sufficient depth to draw off two feet from the
surface of the lake."
W. Atkinson of Bingley Mills 2 1/2
miles north of Cazenovia on Chittenango Creek, gives thanks for more
than 20 years of patronage.
Robbery at Bates' grocery store (formerly occupied by T. Bishop).
John C. Ryan, one door west of Hough's.
Canal Meeting at the Presbyterian
Church. The plan adapted by the board would draw off 4 1/2 feet of
water from the surface of the lake for canal purposes, which would
almost entirely destroy the water power at the mills [on Mill Street].
Dr. Foord's drug store robbed.
New goods at Groff & Carpenter's, Pulford & Sweetland's and Hobbie & Clarke's.
The fountain in the "Park" at the east
end of Albany Street is being constructed. It is fed by the
spring above Phinney's tannery. It will be double the size of the
largest of our public cisterns. A substantial water trough is to
be built below.
S.H. Gillson, formerly of the Annas House, DeRuyter, has now fitted up the Cazenovia House.
A new schoolhouse has been built on Sullivan Street, District #1.
N.T. Shute has purchased his partner's
interest in Combs & Shute, carriage making, painting, etc., at the
old location, at the west end of the Public Square on Albany Street.
Cazenovia Farmer's & Mechanics Fair:
- Cutters exhibited by N.T. Shute [Cazenovia] and Morse & Savage of Woodstock.
- Peach pit carvings by John Fairchild.
- Millinery display by Mrs. Borden and Mrs. Manchester.
- Boys caps and men's neckties by Mrs. Fay.
- Iron hand lathe by T.S. Marshall.
- Tailoring by Joseph Nichols, cloth from J.C. Ryan's store, cloth
from Williams, Ledyard & Stebbins' factory, and from the Alderbrook
Mills [Alderbrook Mills were located in Eaton].
- Engraving by John White.
- Harness & Trunk by G.H. & H.H. Garrett, S. Thomas Jr., and H. Knickerbocker of New Woodstock.
- Boots by Greenland, Williams & Co. and by J.B. Phillips.
11/22/1854C.B. Green, American Daguerrean Gallery, corner of Albany & Sullivan Streets.