From the Republican Compiler ( Gettysburg , Pennsylvania )
July 14, 1824
Contributed by Nancy Piper - Genealogy Trails Host for PA

Emigration to the West -- The Dayton Ohio Gazette states, that between the 8th and 12th of May, about 1000 settlers had arrived in Michigan Territory, who had been conveyed thither in steam and other vessels. “Such (observes the Editor) is the benefit of the New York canal and navigation, we only need one from the lake to the Ohio River , and we should participate with our neighbors in the influx of population, which is drawn there to obtain land on moderate terms.”

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