Ohio and Tennessee River Packet Company - 1884
HAND BOOK – OHIO AND TENNESSEE RIVER PACKET COMPANY – 1884
HAND BOOK OF THE OHIO AND TENNESSEE RIVER PACKET COMPANY. Cincinnati: W.W. Pike, Steam Print, Cin. . 1884. 32 pgs. Pict. Wraps. Illustrations, tables, advertisements. Includes distance tables and advertising guide for this relatively short lived packet company. Contents include DISTANCE ON THE OHIO RIVER FROM PITTSBURGH, PA. To a number of cities and towns in Ohio, Virginia, Kentucky and Pennsylvania. Also, a page of DISTANCES FROM CINCINNATI to Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois plus four pages of DISTANCES FROM PADUCAH TO towns and cities in Kentucky and Tennessee. Contents also include information on the HIGHEST MOUNTAINS OF THE WORLD; LOWEST RIVERS OF THE WORD; Rates of Mortality in the Old and New Worlds; Rates of Travel (in Miles) per Hour; AIR LINE DISTANCES From Washington to Various Parts of the World; USEFUL TABLES; listing of Cities and Towns having a Population of 10,000 and Upward; A Table indicating Difference of Time Between Washington and Principal Cities including Foreign Cities; Total Cotton Crop for Each Year Since 1835; Interest Table and Salaries of United States Officers. Numerous illustrated advertisements throughout for commission merchants (two specializing in peanuts), lumber dealers, cotton brokers, etc. Scarce with OCLC listing one copy at the Autry Museum. Minor wear to spine, expected minor chips to corners. Internally clean and overall in vg cond.
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