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Notice. 1861. to Passengers going North.--New Arrangement.--important to Travelers.--through Tickets and through Checks.--great Northern route

--Carrying the great United States Mail. Twice daily, (Sunday night excepted) between Richmond, Alexandria, Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, and all important points West, via Acquia Creek and Washington, over the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad, to the Potomac river, 75 miles, and by splendid and comfortable steamers thence to Washington, 55 miles--in all 153 miles in seven hours, being a comfortable and perfectly safe rate of speed.

Hours of departure: 6:30 A. M., and 7 P. M.

Baggage, under charge of Special Agents, Checked through to Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York.

Through Tickets can be secured to the following points, viz: Baltimore, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, Columbus, Indianapolis, Cairo, Dayton, Jeffersonville, Rock Island, Zanesville, Washington, New York, St. Louis, Chicago, Pittsburg, Louisville, Decatur, Neward and Vincennes.

Passengers breakfast and sup at Ashland, and dine on board the comfortable steamer between Acquia Creek and Washington.

Persons wishing to obtain tickets for servants for Washington city and points further North, must, in all cases, be vouched for by some responsible white citizen of Richmond, in person, known to the officers of the Road, as no Tickets will be sold if applied for by them.

For further information, apply at this office, Broad street, Shockoe Hill.

Jas. B. Winston, Gen'l Ticket Ag't.
Samuel Ruth, Sup't. ja 9--ts

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