Old Ferries, Camden, New Jersey: An Address Delivered Before the Camden County Historical Society (Google eBook)

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Priv. print., 1921 - Camden (N.J.) - 34 pages
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Page 29 - Island, where he erected a half way house, and announced that passengers " would always meet with hearty welcome and a hospitable fire in the cold season to warm and refresh themselves while waiting for an opportunity of evading those large fields of ice which generally float up and down with the tide and obstruct the passage during winter.
Page 6 - ... eventually ferry hotels and stables began to appear adjacent to the wharves. On 5 March 1761, Samuel Austin, who ferried from Arch Street in Philadelphia to West Jersey, advertised in The Pennsylvania Gazette a large commodious house with entertainment, outhouses, and stores, as well as a pair of fixed "Steps to the side of my Wharff, which makes landing any Time of Tide, safe and pleasant for Passengers.
Page 6 - As the MAYOR and Corporation of the City of Philadelphia have been pleased to grant me the Privilege of a FERRY, now carried on from the lower end of Arch-street, at the Sign of the BOY AND BOAT, to the two Ferries of Messieurs COOPER'S, in...
Page 6 - New-Jersey, directly opposite to this, I beg Leave to inform the PUBLIC, that I have built a large commodious House for the Entertainment of all Travellers, with Out-houses and Stores; also a Number of well built Boats, calculated and fitting for a Ferry. And for the...
Page 26 - For the accommodation of families, it will be sold in quantities not less than 112 lib.' (p. 377.) 'Painting. A Card. ' Mr. JW Lewin begs leave to inform his friends and the public in general, that he intends...
Page 14 - Bill, which was read the first Time, and ordered a second Reading. The Bill, intituled, An Act for continuing a Ferry from the City of Philadelphia to the Landing at or near the House of William Cooper...
Page 2 - ... amounting at least to fifty parishioners, may, on some day between the first day of December and the first day of March, deliver a requisition...
Page 6 - Corporation of the City of Philadelphia have been pleased to grant me the Privilege of a FERRY, now carried on from the lower end of Arch-Street, at the Sign of The BOY AND BOAT, to the two Ferries of Messieurs COOPER'S, in New- Jersey, directly opposite to this, I beg leave to inform the...
Page 13 - Royden and his assigns, permitting and appointing "that a common passage or ferry for man and beast be provided, fixed and settled in some convenient and proper place between ye mouths or entrances of Cooper's Creek and Newton Creek...

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