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Research Notes from the
Cazenovia Republican
Published in Cazenovia, NY

compiled by
Daniel H. Weiskotten
Created February 3, 2004

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Notes are paraphrased except where indicated by "quotes"

The first date given is that of the issue in which the item appears
The date at the end in parentheses is the internal date of the advertisement

(News items only, no advertisements noted)

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"

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.


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:

11/22/1854C.B. Green, American Daguerrean Gallery, corner of Albany & Sullivan Streets.

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