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4 edition of history of Buffalo found in the catalog.

history of Buffalo

delineating the evolution of the city

by Josephus Nelson Larned

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Published by Progress of the Empire State Co. in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buffalo (N.Y.) -- History,
  • Rochester (N.Y.) -- History,
  • Utica (N.Y.) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. N. Larned ; with sketches of the city of Rochester by the Hon. Charles E. Fitch, and the city of Utica by the Hon. Ellis H. Roberts.
    ContributionsFitch, Charles E. 1835-1918., Roberts, Ellis H. 1827-1918., Progress of the Empire State Company, New York,
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17959967M
    LC Control Number11026983

    The last all-black units were disbanded during the s. Bythe 9th and 10th Cavalry Regiments had minimized Indian resistance in Texas and the 9th Cavalry was ordered to Indian Territory in modern-day Oklahomaironically to prevent white settlers from illegally settling on Indian land. On the ground in the West, Gen. The Bills scored a field goal with 16 seconds left to give them a 16—15 lead.

    They would not get a chance to get back to the Super Bowl—the Pittsburgh Steelerswho went on to advance to the Super Bowlbeat Buffalo in the divisional playoffs 40— Main articles: Buffalo Bills season and Buffalo Bills season Bledsoe revived the Bills for the seasonleading them to an 8—8 record, setting 10 team passing records in the process. Although Wycheck's pass was close to an illegal forward lateralreplays were ruled inconclusive and the call on the field was upheld as a touchdown. Though they would lose to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the final game of the season, costing them a playoff berth and devastating the fans, the late season surge gave the team a positive direction to approach After an inaugural season that saw the Bills finish 5—8—1 third in the four-team AFL East Divisionthe Bills gained four of the first five picks in the AFL draft, including the top slot, which they used to draft offensive tackle Ken Rice. The law required their officers to be white.

    Buffalo panorama circa Another theory holds that the name is an anglicized form of the French name Beau Fleuve beautiful riverwhich was supposedly an exclamation uttered by Louis Hennepin when he first saw the Niagara River. Buffalo's campaign resulted in a 5—11 record and the firing of General Manager Tom Donahoe in January The law required their officers to be white. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Innot only did the Bills finish in sole possession of the NFL's worst overall record at 1—13, but they also scored the fewest points in the league that year while allowing the most ; no NFL team has since done all three of those things in the same season in a non-strike year. The Bills again made the playoffs with a 10—6 record, and defeated Miami in the wild card round.


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