Old Steamboat Days On The Hudson River
Old Steamboat Days On The Hudson River0.0 0 5 Author: David Lear Buckman
After describing Fulton and his great invention, the author passes on to the development of the river navigation. He recounts the gradual evolution from the primitive crafts of the early nineteenth century to the palatial steamers of the present. He gives miscellaneous data relating to the monopoly of trafﬁc, to disasters of historic importance; he includes a few anecdotes, and concludes his text with a brief narrative of Hudson's voyage and the projected memorials.
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