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" ... broad, at the western extremity of which the waters were wholesome and the winters mild ; that a river emptied into it from the south, which had its source in the country of the Iroquois ; that beyond this lake he would find a cataract and portage;... "
Niagara: Its History and Geology, Incidents and Poetry - Page 16
by George Washington Holley - 1872 - 165 pages
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A History of Livingston County, New York: From Its Earliest Traditions, to ...

Lockwood Lyon Doty - Livingston County (N.Y.) - 1876 - 685 pages
...western extremity of which the waters were wholesome and the winters mild, and that a river (the Genesee) emptied into it from the south, which had its source in the country of the Iroquois. * This, it may be safe to assume, is the first mention in print of the region of the Genesee. Next,...
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Publications of the Buffalo Historical Society, Volume 2

Buffalo Historical Society (Buffalo, N.Y.) - Buffalo (N.Y.) - 1879
...long and forty or fifty broad, at the western extremity of which the waters were wholesome and the winters mild; that a river emptied into it from the...source in the country of the Iroquois; that beyond this lake he would find a cataract and portage; then another lake about equal to the former, which...
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Publications, Volume 2

Buffalo Historical Society (Buffalo, N.Y.) - Buffalo (N.Y.) - 1880
...long and forty or fifty broad, at the western extremity of which the waters were wholesome and the winters mild; that a river emptied into it from the...source in the country of the Iroquois; that beyond this lake he would find a cataract and portage; then another lake about equal to the former, which...
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The Niagara Book: A Complete Souvenir of Niagara Falls : Containing Sketches ...

William Dean Howells, Nathaniel Southgate Shaler, Mark Twain - Buffalo (N.Y.) - 1893 - 225 pages
...(Ontario), 140 or 150 leagues broad, at the western end of which the waters were wholesome and the winters mild; that a river emptied into it from the...that beyond the lake he would find a cataract and a portage ; then another lake (Krie) about equal to the former, which they had never explored." This...
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History of Brulé's Discoveries and Explorations, 1610-1626: Being a ...

Consul Willshire Butterfield - Canada - 1898 - 184 pages
...the western extremity of which the waters were wholesome and the winters mild; that a river [Niagara] emptied into it from the south, which had its source in the country of the Iroquois ; that beyond this lake he would find a cataract and portage [Niagara Falls and the landroute around the cataract]...
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The Niagara Book

William Dean Howells, Mark Twain, Nathaniel Southgate Shaler - Buffalo (N.Y.) - 1901 - 353 pages
...150 leagues broad, at the western end of which the waters were whole91 THE NIAGARA BOOK. some and the winters mild; that a river emptied into it from the...that beyond the lake he would find a cataract and a portage; then another lake (Erie) about equal to the former, which they had never explored." Champlain...
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The Niagara River

Archer Butler Hulbert - Niagara River (N.Y. and Ont.) - 1908 - 319 pages
...lake 140 or 150 leagues broad, at the western extremity of which the waters were wholesome and the winters mild; that a river emptied into it from the...equal to the former, which they had never explored. This is the first known mention of Niagara Falls. Champlain mapped the Niagara frontier, and his map...
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