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Transactions Volume 25-30 (Paperback) Loot Price: R442
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Transactions Volume 25-30 (Paperback): Literary & Historical Society of Quebec
Transactions Volume 25-30 (Paperback): Literary & Historical Society of Quebec

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Literary & Historical Society of Quebec

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 Excerpt: ...of her steaming are given. On May 18th at 8 o'clock A.M., they were off Kelwith Head. They consumed 17 tons of coal that day. Generally the consumption was about 18 tons and the number of revolutions Io'/j. She arrived at Halifax on the 1st of June, and at Boston on the 3rd. I find no list of the crew, but there is a memorandum of the composition of the ship's company of the Steamship "Hibernia." It shows a very different distribution of force to that employed in the modern boat without sails.--Captain 1 Officers 4 Carpenters 2 Boatswains 2 Seamen 16 Engineers 6 Firemen 12 Coal Trimmers 10 Steward for Engineers 1 Boys 5 Stewards and Cooks 27 Captain's Boy 1 Doctor 1 Purser 1 Total 89 The Mayor of Boston wrote the following letter to Captain Douglas and enclosed a card of invitation: --City Hall, Mayor's Office, June 4, 1840. Dear Sir: --I have the honor to enclose you a card for our meeting to-morrow in honor of the arrival of the Unicorn. And it will give me much pleasure to welcome you at City Hall to-morrow at 3 o'clock. If there are any other gentlemen whom you desire to have invited, I shall be much obliged if you will communicate the names. Your obedient servant, Jona. Chapman, Mayor. Captain Douglas, Esq. Card. City Of Boston. City Council Requests the Honor of the Company of Capt. Douglas at Faneuil Hall On Friday next, at half past 3 o'clock, P.M. to celebrate The Opening Of Steam Navigation Between the Kingdom of Great Britain and this City. Guests will assemble at City Hall, at 3 o'clock P.M. Tickets to be shown at the door of Faneuil Hall. June 4, 1840. The passengers presented Captain Douglas with a silver basket inscribed: "To Captain Walter Douglas from the passengers on board the Royal Mail Steamer Packet 'Unicorn, ' on the voyag...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Literary & Historical Society of Quebec
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 150
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-02227-2
Barcode: 9781150022272
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-02227-2

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