exclusive use of the Hudson for steam navigation under grant of legislature made in 1798Aug., 1807
Phoenix, a single-screw propeller built by John Stevens, makes the first sea voyage of a steam-vessel from New York to Philadelphia1808
First steamboat on the St. Lawrence River, the Accommodation, runs from Montreal to Quebec1809
First steamboat on the western rivers, a stern-wheeler, is built by Fulton at Pittsburg1811
Comet, first passenger steamboat built in Europe, by Henry Bell, runs on the Clyde 7 1/2 miles per hour.
Steam ferry between New York and Jersey City1812
First steam-vessel on the Thames, brought by Mr. Dodd from Glasgow1815
First steamboat on the Great Lakes, the Ontario, built at Sackett's Harbor, N. Y.1816
Walk-in-the-Water, a steamboat for Lake Erie, launched at Black Rock (now part of Buffalo, N. Y.）May 28, 1818
Savannah, Capt. Stevens Rogers, a steamboat of 350 tons, built in New York City, crosses the Atlantic from Savannah to
ried, 55; letter to, 61; accompanies sister to Europe, 269; letters from H. B. S. to, on love for New England, 61; on visit to Windsor, 235.
Beecher, Roxanna Foote, mother of H. B. S., 1; her death, 2; strong, sympathetic nature, 2; reverence for the Sabbath, 3; sickness, death, and funeral, 4; influence in family strong even after death, 5; character described by H. W. Beecher, 502; H. B. S.'s resemblance to, 502.
Beecher, William, brother of H. B. S., 1; licensed to preach, 56.
Bell, Henry, English inventor of steamboat, 215.
Belloc, Mme., translates Uncle Tom, 247.
Belloc, M., to paint portrait of H. B. S., 241.
Bentley, London publisher, offers pay for Uncle Tom's Cabin, 202.
Betty's bright idea, date of, 491.
Bible, 48; Uncle Tom's, 262; use and influence of, 263.
Bible Heroines, date of, 491.
Bibliography of H. B. S., 490.
Biography, H. B. S.'s remarks on writing and understanding, 126.
Birney, J. G., office wrecked, 81 et seq.; H. B. S.'s sym