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History of Cayuga County, New York

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Contents

History of Cayuga County, New York

with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter I.— The Iroquois Confederacy— Perfection of its Organization — Tradition of its Origin — Hiawatha's Address to the Council— Extent of their Sway — Sources of their Power — Their Civil, Social and Political Codes
Chapter II.— The Iroquois and Early Colonists- French. Dutch and English Settlements — The various 'Wars between the French and the Iroquois from the first settlement to the close of the Revolution
Chapter III.— Jesuit Missions among the Cayugas- The Jesuit Relations — Duration of the Missions—Details of the various Cayuga Missions
Chapter IV.— Indian Habits and Usages— Indian Dwellings — Indian Towns— Social Usages — Dances and Feasts— Burials
Chapter V.— Land Titles— The Military Tract- Congressional and State Land Bounties— Survey of the Military Tract— Conflict of Claimants
Chapter VI.— Early Civil Divisions— Formation of Cayuga Co. — First Town Meetings and Elections — Formation of the To-mas — General Topography of Cayuga Co.
Chapter VII.— Geological Formation— The Dairy Region — The Grain Growing Region — Comparative Statistics
Chapter VIII.— Early Modes of Travel— Western Inland Lock Navigation Co. — Early Roads — Stages — Erie Canal — Railroads
Chapter IX.— History of the Press— Newspaper and Book Publishing— Men of the Press
Chapter X.— Progress of Education— Schools
Chapter XI. —Art and Professional Artists
Chapter XII.— Valuation and Taxation- Support of the Poor — of Lunatics— County Poor House
Chapter XIII.— Agricultural Societies— Patrons of Husbandry — Fire Relief Association — Agricultural Statistics
Chapter XIV.— Cayuga Co. Medical Societies
Chapter XV.— Early Courts. Counsellors and Cases— Cayuga Co. Civil List
Chapter XVI.— Cayuga in the War of the Rebellion — Organization of the various Regiments and Batteries
Chapter XVII.— Cayuga in the War of the Rebellion — l0th New York Volunteers
Chapter XVIII.— Cayuga in the War of the Rebellion — 19th New York Volunteers
Chapter XIX.— Cayuga in the War of the Rebellion— 3d New York Artillery
Chapter XX.— Cayuga in the War of the Rebellion— 7th New York Volunteers
Chapter XXL— Cayuga in the War of the Rebellion — Captain Kennedy's Battery — Bounties paid in Cayuga Co. — Amounts paid by the several Towns
Chapter XXII.— Aurelius and Hardenbergh's Corners —Early Settlers — Col. Hardenbergh— First Mill— The "Corners" in 1800— County Seat located here— Clinton's description of Auburn
Chapter XXIII. —History of Auburn- Village Incorporated — First Officers — Visit of LaFayette— Owasco Canal — Railroads — Auburn College— Visits of Clay, VanBuren and Adams
Chapter XXIV.— History of Auburn- Incorporated as a City— First City Officers— Fort Hill Cemetery— Merchants' Union Express Company — Auburn Prison — Asylum for Insane Convicts
Chapter XXV.— Auburn Manufactures
Chapter XXVI.— Auburn Wholesale Business— Banks and Bankers
Chapter XXVII.— Auburn Schools
Chapter XXVIII.— Churches of Auburn
Chapter XXIX. -History of Auburn - First Library - The Water Works Co. - The Auburn Gas Light Co.- The Auburn Steam Heating Co. - Fire Department - Bench and Bar - Village and City Organizations and Officers
Chapter XXX. — History of Auburn-Biographical Sketches of Prominent Citizens
Chapter XXXI. — History Town of Sterling
Chapter XXXII. — History Town of Victory
Chapter XXXIII. — History Town of Ira
Chapter XXXIV. — History Town of Conquest
Chapter XXXV. — History Town of Cato
Chapter XXXVI. — History Town of Montezuma
Chapter XXXVII. — History Town of Mentz
Chapter XXXVIII. — History Town of Brutus
Chapter XXXIX. — History Town of Throop
Chapter XL. — History Town of Sennett
Chapter XLI. — History Town of Aurelius
Chapter XLII. — History Town of Springport
Chapter XLIII. — History Town of Fleming
Chapter XLIV. — History Town of Owasco
Chapter XLV. — History Town of Ledyard
Chapter XLVI. — History Town of Scipio
Chapter XLVII. — History Town of Venice
Chapter XLVIII. — History Town of Niles
Chapter XLIX. — History Town of Moravia
Chapter L. — History Town of Sempronius
Chapter LI. — History Town of Genoa
Chapter LII. — History Town of Locke
Chapter LIII. — History Town of Summer Hill
Chapter LIV. -- Addenda

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