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The First Bank in Chautauqua County

In 1831, Chautauqua County saw its first bank established. That was the year the Chautauqua County Bank at Jamestown applied for incorporation to the state legislature. According to Andrew Young in his book – History of Chautauqua County, N.Y. (1874) – … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies No. 33 – 35

A collection of biographies from Chautauqua County, featuring Heman Bush (Busti), Elial T. Foote (Jamestown), and Silas Shearman (Jamestown). Continue reading

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Daniel Sherman – Bicentennial Biography No. 26

Judge Daniel Sherman was born in Busti, NY Nov. 29, 1821 to Daniel and Eunice Clark Sherman. His father was an early settler of Busti and had served as the town’s first supervisor as well as the county sheriff. He was also instrumental in the creation and management of the Chautauqua County Bank… Continue reading

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