Onondaga's centennialGleanings of a century . lineas junior bookkeeper, fromwhich position he graduallyrose to the post of superin-tendent. He subsequentlyjoined in the preliminarysurveys along what wasknown as the canal routeto Rochester, and was thusintimately connected withthe enterprises which in 1853resulted in the consolidationof the seven roads betweenAlbany and Buffalo into theNew York Central and Hud-son River Railroad Com-pany. In that year, havinginvested his first accumula-tions in a building lot onJames street hill, he erectedthereon the first house onthat now fashionable street,a

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Onondaga's centennialGleanings of a century . lineas junior bookkeeper, fromwhich position he graduallyrose to the post of superin-tendent. He subsequentlyjoined in the preliminarysurveys along what wasknown as the canal routeto Rochester, and was thusintimately connected withthe enterprises which in 1853resulted in the consolidationof the seven roads betweenAlbany and Buffalo into theNew York Central and Hud-son River Railroad Com-pany. In that year, havinginvested his first accumula-tions in a building lot onJames street hill, he erectedthereon the first house onthat now fashionable street,a
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Onondaga's centennialGleanings of a century . lineas junior bookkeeper, fromwhich position he graduallyrose to the post of superin-tendent. He subsequentlyjoined in the preliminarysurveys along what wasknown as the canal routeto Rochester, and was thusintimately connected withthe enterprises which in 1853resulted in the consolidationof the seven roads betweenAlbany and Buffalo into theNew York Central and Hud-son River Railroad Com-pany. In that year, havinginvested his first accumula-tions in a building lot onJames street hill, he erectedthereon the first house onthat now fashionable street,a structure which long stoodalone and was illustrated inthe first city Directory of 1853.About this time he visited hisearly home in England, and returning became the proprietor of the Syracuse Even-ing Chronicle, which had originally been published in 1852 as the Free Democrat.He adopted the principles of the new Republican party and made the Chronicle the firstRepublican daily newspaper in the State outside of New York city. In 1855 he sold. George Barnes.