Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daniel Webster (Steamboat), 1 Jun 1841
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Opposition Steamboat.-- The city was greatly enlivened on Wednesday, by the arrival and departure of the splendid steamboat, DANIEL WEBSTER, Capt Taylor. She appears as an opposition boat, and carries passengers for $5, in the cabin, and at proportionate rates in the steerage. As "opposition is the life of trade," the traveling public should welcome the WEBSTER as a god-send and take passage in her, by all means. Capt Taylor is a noble fellow, and will keep his flag flying through the season, at all hazard. He is, too, a fast friend of the printers; and as an evidence of it, he will carry editors free, and deduct $1 from the fare of every passenger who will exhibit proof that he takes a newspaper, and has paid for it one year in advance! So good luck to the “black dan” and her patriotic commander!
      Detroit Daily Advertizer
      June 18, 1841

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The Opposition Steamboat.-- the "BLACK DAN" will probably arrive from below to-day. If so, she will leave tomorrow. Commodore Taylor can’t be easily beaten.
      Detroit Daily Advertizer
      June 21, 1841


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opposition lboat
Date of Original
1841
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McN.E.5768
Language of Item
English
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William R. McNeil
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Daniel Webster (Steamboat), 1 Jun 1841