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be be The to the are nistration has done honor to their decision. of the Maumee. We hear daily of the various j - nprovementa projected or in rapid execution in that part of Ohio which lies at the extremity of lake Eric, and which is watered by the Maumee, in anticipation of the vast inland trade which must, at a future day, find a mart at the mouth ofthat river. To occommodate this trade, the enterprise of tlis settlers has fixed upon several points, where the forests have been cleared, and towns have risen wilh that suddeness Of , jch we9M!30,nany rsmplesin the westTheextraordinary ' .... icruiity o, iiievauey oi inu niaumcc i wm niu.uj iiiuuum it present appearances, it will in a few years present one luxuriant luxuriant extent of cultivation. Perrysburg is one of the earliest earliest settlements made on the banks ot the river, but in the dry season the water is 'too low at that place to admit of any convenient navigation. Toledo, situated not far from the mouth on tho north bank, was next founded, and sist that says in as tion and our self tojhas grown wilh wonderful rapidity. Itis some evidence of j iu flourishing state that it supports two newspapers. A ri. val tothetown of Toledo has lately risen in Oregon, situated and nearly opposite, a little further up the river. This settlement no it, that a to affairs reinforcements into upon seems likely to di vide with Toledo the trade of the surrounding surrounding country. Its position on the south side of the river whera lies the greater part of the State of Ohio, aqd the whole of Indiana, is a favourable circumstance. The natural terniin ation of most of thc important roads and other channels of communication proceeding to Lake Ene, will of course be on the south side of the river, and at the head of navigation. On examining a draught ofthe river and its soundings, made by Capt. Stodart, of the United States Army, it appears that the town of Oregon is placed directly at the head of navigation navigation tor all vessels drawing over six feet and a half of water. These local advantages are ol more importance, when the settled cultivated countries, with an increasing population lying to the south and east cf the placere taken into the ac - conn'. We have been shown a map ofthe new town ; the streets and avenues are. wide and regular, and the publick grounds and wharves laid out on a scale from whioh it would seem that the proprietors anticipate its growth and importance. The promising situation, the low price of lots compared with those of Toledo, and the abundance of hard timber for build ing, have already attracted many settlers ; houses are going up, among which is a hotel and some steam sawmills : and a steam ferry - boat to ply between Oregon and Toledo is on the stocks. In anticipation that our great western railroad would be continued through thc northern part of the State ol Ohio, a charter was granted at the last session of the Ohio legislature for a railroad from Sandusky city to the Main o - mee river, and the stock is already taken up. It will connect connect with the railroad from Toledo to Michigan city and Chicago. Chicago. The people of Oregon, of course, expect that it will ternuna at their settlement. Dr. are an, that tlie it one and tliat capture ms him that Cos in to any is

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  1. The Evening Post,
  2. 29 Jul 1836, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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