Gazetteer and Business Directory of Cayuga County, New York, For 1867-68


Gazetteer and Business Directory of Cayuga County, New York, For 1867-68 - Hamilton Child. Cayuga County, formed in 1799, is bordered by Lake Ontario to the north, Cayuga Lake to the west, and has the city of Auburn at its heart. A brief history of Cayuga County opens this book, followed by historical sketches of the cities of Auburn, Aurelius, Brutus, Cato, Conquest, Fleming, Genoa, Ira, Ledyard, Locke, Mentz, Montezuma, Moravia, Niles, Owasco, Scipio, Sempronius, Sennett, Springport, Sterling, Summer Hill, Throop, Venice, and Victory, plus “The States,” and “The Territories.” This book also covers stamp duties, postal rates and regulations, rules for detecting counterfeit bank notes, homestead laws, law maxims, weights and measures, an interest table, abstract from an 1865 census report, Internal Revenue officers, post masters, Cayuga County officers, and other interesting miscellany. The text is accompanied by numerous advertisements with charming period illustrations and a map of Cayuga County. The business directory is grouped by city, with entries arranged alphabetically by name. “The advertisers represent many of the leading business men and firms of the County... So complete a canvass of this County for a Business Directory, and the additions of farmers’ names, together with the number of acres owned or leased by each, and their post office addresses, has never been attempted by any other publisher.”

(1868, 2000), 2015, 5½x8½, paper, 302 pp.

ISBN: 9780788415845