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Oswego

Oswego, a city and port of the United States of America, in Oswego county, New York, is situate on both banks of the Oswego at the point where the river falls into Lake Ontario. It is well built, with wide streets, good houses, and some fine buildings. There is a great transit trade from New York and Canada to the west, and the plentiful water-power is utilised for saw- and flour-mills. Iron-founding, ship-building, machine-making, and tanning are also carried on.