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Onondaga's Centennial:Gleanings of a Century

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Onondaga's Centennial:Gleanings of a Century

  • by Dwight Hall Bruce, 1834-1908
  • published by The Boston History Company, Publishers, Boston, Massachusetts, 1896
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<span id='Bruce'></span>Bruce, Dwight Hall. ''[[Space: Onondaga's Centennial:Gleanings of a Century| Onondaga's Centennial:Gleanings of a Century]]'' (The Boston History Company, Boston, Massachusetts, 1896)
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Volumes 1 and 2:

Volume 1:

Volume 2:

Table of Contents

Volume 1
Chapter I.
Original Ten Counties — Montgomery County — Herkimer County — Onondaga County— Act Erecting Onondaga County — Map of Original County — Reduction of Territory of Onondaga County— The Military Tract — Land Gratuities of New York State — Land Commissioners- — Acts Relative to the Military Tract and Bounty Lands — Survey of the Military Lands — " Survey Fifty "— Various Descriptions of Military Tract Boundaries — Reservations in the Military Tract — "State's Hundred" — Townships of the Military Tract — Contention and Litigation over Land Titles
Chapter II. Natural Characterists. Topography of the County — Streams — Waterfalls and Cascades — Lakes — Peculiarity of the Green Lakes — Springs — Geology
Chapter III. The Ethnology of Onondaga — Utensils of the Early Peoples — Sites of Indian Towns — Camps— Cemeteries — Mounds — Forts— Johnson's Fort.
Chapter IV. Name of Iroquois — Traditions — Hiawatha — Wampum — Confederates — Clans — Families — First Accounts — Villages — Language — Months — Feasts — Worship — Character
Chapter V. Champlain's Invasion — Iroquois Fort — Jesuits — Hurons and Iroquois — Jogues — Hurons at Onondaga — Onondaga Ambassadors — Andastes — Overthrow of Hurons and Neutrals
Chapter VI. French Invited by Mohawks— Onondagas— Negotiations— Le Moyne's Journey- Councils — Addresses — Fire — Baptisms — Erie War — Return— Onondaga Lake— Salt Springs— Rivers
Chapter VII. Peace Ratified — Journey of Dablon and Chaumonot — Otihatangue — Oneida River — Reception — Council — Onondaga Lake — Place of Settlement — Erie Child — Religious Services — Presents — French Prisoner — Onondaga and Cayuga Songs — Presents and Addresses — Chapel — Christmas Eve — Stockade — Stories — The Journey — Hunger — Gannentaa — Councils — Fruits — Country —Customs— Slaves— Privations— Plots— Flight— The Settlement
Chapter VIII. The Iroguois And The French. Onondaga Victory — Tortures — Truce — Captives — Le Moyne's Mission — His Return — DeTracy — Missions Resumed — Baptism of Garakontie — Mohawk Condolence — Catechising — Drunkenness
Chapter IX. English and Iroquois — La Salle — Garakonties Death — Missions — Southern Wars and Lands — De la Barre — Garangula — Greenhalgh — Dekanissora — De Nonville — Invasion of Canada — Millet's Capture
Chapter X. Iroquois and English — Blacksmiths — Aqueendera — Frontenac's Invasion — Black Kettle— Embassies — Colonel Romer — Dekanissora and Jesuits — French Fort — Oswego — Beaver Lands
Chapter XI. Pennsylvania Councils — Conrad Weiser — Black Prince — Bartram — Sir William Johnson— Peace
Chapter XII. Moravians Zeisberger — Spangenberg — Cammerhoff — Vocabularies —War — Picquet — Peace — Discouragements — New Plans
Chapter XIII. War — Oswego — French Activity — Battle Island — Onondaga Fort — Condolence Fall of Oswego — French Privations — New Forts — Brewerton — Niagara Taken — Quebec — Fort Lewis
Chapter XIV. Indian Dissatisfaction— Medals — Kirkland's Visit — Pontiac — Trade — Discontent — Grants to Cherokees — Johnson — Property Line — Tryon County — Indian Customs — Grievances — Johnson's Death — Indian Mourning
Chapter XV. The Revolution — Mohawk Valley — Conference — The Johnsons — Campaign of 1776 — Burgoyne and St. Leger — Fort Stanwix and Oriskany — Oswego — Molly Brant — Expedition against Onondaga — Beatty's Journal — Results — Johnson's Raid — Turtle Tree — Attempt on Oswego — Close of the War — List of Revolutionary Soldiers
Chapter XVI. Unsettled Affairs — Treaty of Stanwix — Kirkland and Proctor — Later Treaties — Onondaga Sales — Original Reservation — Onondagas since the Revolution — Captain John and other Chiefs
Chapter XVII. Webster and Newkirk — Danforth — Lessee Company — Cockburn and Vanderkemp — Frenchman's Island — Roads — Divisions of Counties and Erection of Onondaga— Towns
Chapter XVIII. Through The War Of 1812. The First Decade — Transportation — Highways — The First Newspapers — The Salt Industry — Beginning of the War of 1812-15 — The Militia — Onondaga's Regiments and Companies — The Old Arsenal — Events of 1813 — Capture of Oswego by the British — Treaty of Ghent — Turnpike Companies — Boundary of Onondaga County — Reduction to Present Area
Chapter XIX. From 1815 to 1830. Events of Importance— Canal Agitation— Construction of the Erie Canal— Its Business— Other Canal Schemes— Changes in Civil Divisions— A Glimpse of Syracuse and other Villages in 1829.
Chapter XX. Era of Prosperity — Cholera — Railroads — Turnpikes — The First Bank — Financial Inflation and Wreck — The " Patriot War" — Illustrations of Salina and Syracuse in 1840
Chapter XXI. Increase in Population — Agricultural Development — The First Plank Road — The Direct Road —The Syracuse and Oswego Railroad — The Syracuse and Binghamton Railroad — The Telegraph — Public Buildings — The "Jerry Rescue"— The Financial Panic of 1857
Chapter XXII. The War Period. The Beginning of the War — Military Enthusiasm — Captain Butler's Company — Captain Jenney's Artillery [Company — The 12th Regiment — The 122d Regiment — Bounties and Bounty Legislation — The 101st Regiment — The 149th Regiment — The Draft — The 185th Regiment — Statistics of Bounty Indebtedness
Chapter XXIII. From 1865 To The Present. Gain in Population— Inflation and Contraction — Railroads — The Cardiff Giant- Syracuse University — The West Shore Railroad — Bridges — The Centennial Celebration
Chapter XXIV. from tin' Formation of the County — Republicans and Federalists — m ..i the Federalists — The Clintonians and Bucktails — The Democrats— " Vigilance Committees"— The Anti-Masons — Opposition to Sunday Mails— The Whigs — The Abolitionists— The Campaign of 1840— The Hunkers and Barnburners — The Temperance Movement — The Free Soilers — The Carson League — The " Free Democracy" — The Know Nothings — Birth of the Republican Party — Syracuse as the "City of Conventions" — Civil List.
Chapter XXV. Public Institutions. The County Poorhouse — Onondaga County Penitentiary — Onondaga County Agricultural Society — Onondaga County Clerk's Office — Onondaga County Orphan Asylum — Onondaga Historical Society
Chapter XXVI. The Bench And The Bar Of Onondaga County. Comparison of the State Law with the Common Law — Evolution of the Courts — The Court of Appeals — The Supreme Court — The Court of Chancery — The County Court — The Surrogate's Court — Justice's Court — District Attorneys — Sheriffs — Court Buildings — Judicial Officers — Personal Sketches — Miscellaneous.
Chapter XXVII. The Medical Profession. The Onondaga County Medical Society — Synopsis of its Acts to the Present Day — Its Essayists — Its Presidents — List of its Members — The Syracuse Medical Association — List of its Members — Its Officers — Its Essayists— Syracuse Medical College — Biographical Sketches of Deceased Physicians — Sketch of Homeopathy — Homeopathic Medical Society — Its Members — Its Officers — Its Necrology — The Central New York Homeopathic Medical Society
Chapter XXVIII. The Village And The City Of Syracuse
Chapter XXIX. The Town Of Pompey
Chapter XXX. The Town Of Marcellus
Chapter XXXI. The Town Of Camillus
Chapter XXXII. The Town Of Elbridge
Chapter XXXIII. The Town Of Van Buren
Chapter XXXIV. The Town Of Lysander
Chapter XXXV. The Town Of Manilus
Chapter XXXVI. The Town Of Cicero
Chapter XXXVII. The Town Of Clay
Chapter XXXVIII.The Town Of Onondaga
Chapter XXXIX. The Town Of Fabius
Chapter XL. The Town Of Tully
Chapter XLI. The Town Of Spafford
Chapter XLII. The Town Of Otisco
Volume 2
Chapter XLIII. The Town Of Salina
Chapter XLIV. The Town Of Lafayette
Chapter XLV. The Town Of Skaneateles
Chapter XLVI. The Town Of Dewitt
Chapter XLVII. The Town Of Geddes
Chapter XLVIII. The Onondaga Indians And Their Reservation
Chapter XLIX. General Summary
Part II-Biographical
Biographical Sketches
Part III-Family Sketches
Family Sketches
Part I
Part II
Part III
Illustrations And Maps

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