Two Bobs, Three Johns, Three Jims, a Nick, an Aaron, a Tom and a Boat
Ad for “The Albany Steam-boats Hope and Perseverance” that traveled between Albany and New York City. Includes an image of a steamboat.
[New York] Columbian, August 21, 1811 – New York State Library call number: BOX 425
Transcript of text:
THE ALBANY STEAMBOATS
Hope and Perseverance
The Hope, capt. Bunker, leaves New-York every Wednesday morning, at 9 o’clock, and Albany every Saturday morning at the same hour.
The Perseverance, capt. Sherman, will leave New-York every Saturday morning at 9 o’clock, and Albany every Wednesday morning at the same hour, through the season.
The boats will lie at the foot of Liberty-street in New-York, and in front of the Eagle tavern at Albany.August 21, 1811