Restricted to composers in western and central New York.
The dates relating to Syracuse Standard are primarily based on sources from the Chess Archaeology site. A second source is available in Miron Hazeltine’s Scrap-Book, vol. 30, p. 62-63, but dates for these clippings are not completely certain, as they have been added by hand.
The #3 problem appears in American Chess Nuts (146) but is there attributed to Cheney.
Prize: W. H. Atkins
Key: 1. c×b7
Source: 55, Syracuse Standard (Oct. 21, 1858)
Key: 1. Bb2†
Source: 56, Syracuse Standard (Oct. 28, 1858)