Tag Archives: Elial T. Foote

Foote and the Anti-Slavery Movement Kicks off 2015 Program Schedule

Note: The following article originally appeared in the historical society’s February 2015 edition of our Timelines newsletter. Timelines is exclusive to all CCHS members, who receive the newsletter as part of their annual membership. To become a CCHS member, print, … Continue reading

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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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