Newspaper Advertisement for Passenger Travel on the New York and Albany Mail Stage, 1804

Summary

This newspaper clipping from the New York Evening Post, dated October 29, 1804, advertises a number of stage coach lines operating between eastern cities. Two of the lines advertised travel from New York City to Albany, while another company has lines that run from New York City to Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and "the Federal City," now known as Washington, D.C.

This newspaper clipping from the New York Evening Post, dated October 29, 1804, advertises a number of stage coach lines operating between eastern cities. Two of the lines advertised travel from New York City to Albany, while another company has lines that run from New York City to Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and "the Federal City," now known as Washington, D.C.

Artifact

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Date Made

29 October 1804

Subject Date

1804

Creators

Unknown

Collection Title

Seymour Dunbar Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

82.129.1511

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)
Engraving (Printing process)

Dimensions

Height: 10 in

Width: 2.5 in

Inscriptions

Text reads in part: THE NEW-YORK AND ALBANY / MAIL STAGE, / ON THE / WEST SIDE OF THE RIVER, / WILL leave New -York every Sunday, / Tuesday and Thursday, at 2 o'clock...THE OFFICE OF THE / UNITED STATES MAIL STAGES, / FOR BOSTON, PHILADELPHIA, BALTIMORE, / AND THE FEDERAL CITY, / IS REMOVED FROM COURTLAND-STREET / TO THE / City-Hotel, Broadway, /...WHERE Seats may be engage from 6 in / the morning to 9 / in the evening--Fare of each Passenger to Philadelphia, Eight Dollars... / THADEUS GOODYEAR

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