1861. to Passengers going North.--New Arrangement.--important to Travellers.--through Tickets and through Checks.--great Northern route
--Carrying the great United States Mail; Twice daily, (Sunday night excepted) between Richmond
, New York
, and all important points West, via Acquia Creek
, over the Richmond
& Potomac Railroad, to the Oitinac river, 75 miles, and by splendid and comfortable steamers thence to Washington
, 55 miles--in all 152 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
and New York.
Through Tickets can be secured to the following points, via; Baltimore
, Rock Island
, New York
, St. Louis
Passengers breakfast and sup at Ashland
, and dine on board the comfortable steamer between Acquia Creek
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 in person,
known to the officers of the Road
, as no Tickets will be sold if applied for them.
For further information, apply at this office, Broad Street, Shockoe Hill.