Chicago City Directory and Business Advertiser (Google eBook)

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Robert Fergus, Book & Job Printer, 1855 - Business enterprises
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Page 3 - For the use of a hackney coach or carriage, by the hour, with one or more passengers, with the privilege of going from place to place, and stopping as often as may be required, one dollar an hour.
Page 3 - ... person to employ him by either knowingly, wantonly or ignorantly misinforming or misleading such person as to the time or place of the arrival or departure of any railroad car, steamboat, canal boat, or other public conveyance whatever, or the location of any railroad depot, office, station, or any railroad ticket office, or the location of any hotel, stage office, public place, or private residence within...
Page 3 - Every passenger shall be allowed to have conveyed upon such vehicle, without charge, his ordinary traveling baggage, not exceeding in any case one trunk and twenty-five pounds of other baggage. For every additional package, where the whole weight of baggage is over one hundred pounds, if conveyed to any place within the city limits, the owner or driver shall be permitted to charge fifteen cents.
Page 3 - ... shall induce any person to employ him by either knowingly, wantonly or ignorantly misinforming or misleading such person as to the time or place of the arrival or departure of any railroad car, steamboat, canal boat, or other public conveyance whatever, or the location of any railroad depot, office, station, or any railroad ticket office, or the location of any hotel, stage office, public place, or private residence within...
Page 3 - ... induce any person to ride in or employ his vehicle, by falsely representing his vehicle to such person as running for or being in the employment of a public house, canal or steamboat line, railroad or stage company, with a view to exact, solicit or obtain fare, or anything of value from such person, or having so induced any person to ride in his vehicle...
Page 2 - ... conveying children between five and fourteen years of age, half of the above prices may be charged for like distances ; but for children under five years of age no charge shall be made : Provided, That the distance from any railroad depot, steamboat landing, or hotel, to any other railroad depot, steamboat landing or hotel, shall in all cases be estimated as not exceeding one mile.
Page 2 - For conveying a passenger any distance not exceeding one mile, twenty-five cents ; and for every additional passenger twenty-five cents. 2. For conveying a passenger any distance exceeding a mile, and within two miles, fifty cents; and for every additional passenger, twentyfive cents.
Page 10 - ... been secured for the Association's files. They will reveal Lincoln's whereabouts on many days and will be valuable source material for a study of Lincoln the lawyer, a subject which has yet to be treated in a definitive manner. Another discovery of importance is a partial collection of the records of the United States District and Circuit Courts for the District of Illinois, prior to 1855. Up to 1855 Illinois constituted one federal judicial district; but in that year an act of Congress divided...

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