The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
The Packet Boats of the Erie Canal Company
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Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 27 Apr 1852


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The Packet Boats of the Erie Canal Company are now running regularly from Schenectady to Buffalo, without change of boats. The boats have been re-fitted in an elegant manner, and placed under experienced and gentlemanly commanders.

 

    A boat will leave here every day at 6 A.M. for the East, and at 5 P.M. for the West. The fare from Schenectady to Buffalo, including board, is $5 - from this city to Buffalo, $3.

     The names of the Packets and their Captains are as follows: Monterey, A. Luther; Mohawk, N.D. Lynds; Little Falls, C. Sherwood; Buena Vista, G.W. Green; Oregon, J. Rankins; Montezuma, N. Starin. The entire line is under the superintendence of Capt. Austin Myers, whose qualifications and experience in the business is a guaranty that travelers will find every thing in apple-pie order.


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Date of Publication:
27 Apr 1852
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Richard Palmer Collection
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.10979 Longitude: -76.43105
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The Packet Boats of the Erie Canal Company