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Vermillion (Steamboat), 12 Mar 1838


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1838 NEW ARRANGEMENT 1838
      WESTERN TRANSPORTATION COMPANY
      (Insured)
The Proprietors of the Commercial Line, Transportation Line and Telegraph Line of Canal Boats on the Erie canal have united their severa1 interests, for the purpose of conducting a general FORWARDING AND COMMISSION BUSINESS, on the Erie and Ohio canals, and on the Western Lakes, under the name and style "Western Transportation Company," and will start six CANAL BOATS daily from Albany and Buffalo carrying freight and passengers, and a daily line of STEAMBOATS for Toledo, Perrysburgh and Detroit, touching at all intermediate ports, and a semi-weekly line for the Upper Lakes.
      LAKE ERIE STEAMBOATS
      WISCONSIN, Capt. G.F. Powell,
      CONSTITUTION, " G. Appleby,
      ANTHONY WAYNE, " A. Pratt,
      COM. O. H. PERRY, " D. Wilkinson,
      COLUMBUS, " A. Walker,
      VERMILLION, - - - - - -
      RHODE ISLAND, - - - - - -
      UPPER LAKE BOATS
      JAMES MADISON Capt. R.C. Bristol,
      THOMAS JEFFERSON " Thomas Wilkins,
      New boat at Buffalo, - - - - - -
      New boat at Huron, - - - - - -
      The most of the above boats have been built within the last year, are of the largest class, all of them are fitted in the best style for passengers, and are commanded by experienced
Captains.
      The RHODE ISLAND is about 200 tons, the only small boat on the list, and will put in at Lower Sandusky and Monroe once each week on her upward passage to deliver and receive freight. All goods destined for ports on Lake Erie, Maumee River, and Detroit; will be shipped by steam unless otherwise directed, and all goods for the Upper Lakes intended to go by steam should be marked "By Steam."
      Proprietors
      BARNARD, CARD & PROSSER, 123 Bond St., N. Y.
      NOYES, TOMLINSON & HUBBY, 99 Pier, Albany.
      NORTHRUP & PEASE, Rochester.
      GELSTON & EVANS, Long Wharf, Buffalo.
      PETRIE & ROOT (at G.C. Davies & Co.'s old Stand), Cleveland.
      References
      Wickham, Walker & Co., Huron, 0.
      Barber & Barney, Sandusky City.
      B. Dickinson & Co., L. Sandusky.
      Palmer, Bush & Co., Toledo.
      Grey, Gallagher & Co., Detroit.
      J. Hollister & Co., Perrysburgh.
      Bingham & Furey, Maunee City,
      Ballard, Edmonds & Compton, Ypsilanti.
      H.C. Holbrook, Michigan City.
      John S. Wright, Chicago.
      Liberal advances made on property destined for the Eastern market.
      Cleveland Daily Herald & Gazette
      Monday, March 12, 1838 2:6 Advert

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1838
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McN.E.9748
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English
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William R. McNeil
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Vermillion (Steamboat), 12 Mar 1838