Messrs. Waghorn & Co.'s Overland Guide to India: By Three Routes to Egypt

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Smith, Elder and Company, 1846 - Egypt - 64 pages
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Page 35 - The expense of transit through Egypt is also included in the passage money, with the exception of wines, spirits, beer, soda water, hotel expenses, and extra baggage, all of which are charged for separately by the Egyptian Transit Company.
Page 59 - Each cabin-passenser may, if he pleases, put all his baggage into his cabin. he saloon and deck passengers will be allowed to keep one box or bag above. The rest of the baggage is to be in the baggage-room, and passengers will be allowed access to it twice a week, on a day and hour fixed by the commander, who will appoint a person to have charge of the baggage. Any applicant may be refused a passage without any cause being assigned, either by the authorities at Bombay or by the commander...
Page 36 - England and Alexandria. Passengers will have to pay the Egyptian Transit Company in Egypt 16s. per cwt. for conveyance of baggage through, should it exceed, for first-class passengers, 2 cwt., and children and servants 1 cwt. No package of baggage should exceed 80 Ibs. weight. The best dimensions for a trunk or portmanteau are, length 2 ft. 3 in. — breadth, 1 ft. 2 in. — depth, 1 ft. 2 in. Every package of baggage should have the owner's name and place of destination distinctly painted upon it...
Page 58 - Passengers in a steamer that may from accident or other cause be obliged to return to port, will be entitled to the refund of the amount that has been paid, deducting therefrom a sum for the table allowance of the commander according to the number of days that the vessel may have been at sea, calculating the average time occupied in a voyage to or from Suez to be eighteen days and Aden ten days. For the convenience of passengers from the Red Sea to India, the commanders of the Honourable Company's...
Page 53 - Hon. the Governor in Council has been pleased to direct that the following extract from a general letter from the Hon.
Page 35 - Bedding, linen, and all requisite cabin furniture is provided in the steamers at the Company's expense, together with the attendance of experienced male and female servants.
Page 36 - The charge for conveyance of extra baggage, should there be room in the vessel, will be 2/. per cwt. between Suez and India, and 1/. per cwt. between England and Alexandria.
Page 37 - All parties are requested to take notice that the Company do not hold themselves liable for detention or delay of passengers, arising from accident or from extraordinary or unavoidable circumstances, or from circumstances arising out of or connected with the employment of the Company's vessels in Her Majesty's Mail Service ; and that the Company \ do not hold themselves liable for damage to or loss or detention of passengers' baggage, or for any consequences arising from the restrictions of quarantine...
Page 36 - Ц cwt. each. And passengers will please to take note, that the Company cannot engage to take any excess of baggage over that quantity, unless shipped at Southampton three days before starting and freight paid thereon. All baggage must be shipped on the day previous to sailing, except carpet bags or hat boxes.
Page 9 - Company give notice that, all luggage (save as aforesaid) that shall be shipped on the day of departure will be considered as extra, and charged for accordingly. Passengers taking articles of merchandise in their baggage will incur the risk of seizure by the customa

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