Catalog Record: Letter of Mr. John Roach to the Postmaster-general, suggesting the experiment of advertising for proposals of the lowest rates for the transportation of the United States mails at which the merchants and capitalists of Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and New Orleans will establish and maintain American Steamship lines from those cities to European ports | HathiTrust Digital Library

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Letter of Mr. John Roach to the Postmaster-general, suggesting the experiment of advertising for proposals of the lowest rates for the transportation of the United States mails at which the merchants and capitalists of Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and New Orleans will establish and maintain American Steamship lines from those cities to European ports.

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Main Author: Roach, John, 1813-1887.
Related Names: Durst, Seymour B. 1913-1995, former owner.
Language(s): English
Published: [United States] : Gibson Brothers, Printers, 1876.
Subjects: Merchant marine > Merchant marine / Economic aspects.
Shipping > Shipping / Economic aspects > Shipping / Economic aspects / United States.
Postal service > Postal service / United States.
Mail steamers > Mail steamers / United States.
Note: Avery Classics (Offsite) copy: Has Seymour B. Durst's bookplate.
Avery Classics (Offsite) copy: Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.
Avery Classics (Offsite) copy: Stamped 'card catalogued' on t.p.
Avery Classics (Offsite) copy: Stamped 'Essex Institute, 1848' on t.p.
Physical Description: 12 p. ; 23 cm.
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