Apr 15, 2021 - Sale 2564

Sale 2564 - Lot 266

Price Realized: $ 1,062
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(NEW YORK.) Time-table, fare schedule and information sheet for travel on Lake Ontario in 1846. Letterpress handbill, 8 x 3 1/4 inches, titled "Lake Ontario Steamers 1846"; foxing, horizontal fold, trimmed with slight loss to left border. Utica, NY: Welch & Grove, 1846

Additional Details

This handbill describes a route along the shore of Lake Ontario from Lewiston (just north of Buffalo) through Rochester, Oswego, Kingston, ON, and finally Ogdensburg down the St. Lawrence River. It names the four ships plying this route and their captains, as well as the fares and connection information to Toronto, Montreal, and Erie Canal packet boats. It is illustrated with two small vignettes of steamboats. None traced in OCLC or elsewhere.