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Steamboat Lines.—The Union line for Philadelphia, leaves
Bowly's wharf, South street, at 6 o'clock A. M. in summer, and
6 1/2 in the fall.

For Norfolk.— Start from Spear's wharf, south end of Gay
street, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9 A. M.

For Fredericksburg.—Leaves the head of the Basin, corner of
Pratt and Light streets, Saturday evenings at 5 o'clock.

For Washington, Georgetown and Alexandria.—Every Wed-
nesday and Saturday at 4 o'clock, P. M.

Annapolis, Cambridge and Easton.—The boat starts from the
lower end of Dugan's wharf, every Tuesday and Friday, at 9
A. M.

Havre-de-Grace and Port Deposit.—From Patterson's wharf,
Dear Commerce street, on Thursdays and Saturdays at 9 A. M.

Chestertown, Rockhall, and Centreville.—On Mondays at 6 A.
M. from Patterson's wharf.

Whitehaven and Salisbury.—Mondays at 5 P. M. from Dugan's
wharf.

Fire Companies.—The fire companies in Baltimore amount to
sixteen, for the particulars of which see the subjoined table.

A Table of the Fire Companies in the City of Baltimore.

COMPANIES.

SITUATION OF HOUSES.

WHEN
INSTITUTED.

PRESIDENTS.

Columbian,

Market st. F. Point.

1805

John Glass.

Deptford,

do. do.

1792

Josh Atkinson

First Balt. Hose Co.

McClellan's Alley.

1810

Samnel Keerl.

Franklin,

Market st. F. Point.

1810

W. Wickersham

Friendship,

Fred, near Balt. st.

1785

C. M. Karthouse

Howard Hose Co.

Paca st.

1830

Saml McClellan

Independent,

Corner Gay & Ens. sts.

1793

Saml. Wilson.

Liberty,

—— Park & Libt. st .

1694

Ch. M. Keyser.

Mechanical,

North street.

1763

Thos M. Loche.

New Market,

Eutaw bt Sar. & Mlb.

1805

John L. More.

Patapsco,

North, near Fay tec st.

1823

J. I. Cohen, Jr.

Property Guards.

V Gay st discontinued.

1810

 

Union Hose Co.

Hanover Market.

1732

Nathan Tyson.

United do.

Sharp near Lombard.

1810

A. Miltenberger.

Vigilant,

Granby near Duke st.

1804

Wm. Reany.

Washington Hose Co.

Lombard near Sharp.

1815

John L Reese.

Rail-Roads.—There are two rail-roads leading to Baltimore,
which have been finished to such an extent as to admit of the
transportation of passengers and merchandise. 1st. The Balti-
more and Ohio Rail-Road is completed for eighty-two miles on
the main stream, besides the branches. This expensive work is

estimated to have cost as follows: from Pratt street to Ellicott's
Mills $60,000 per mile on an average, and about $20,000 per
mile for the remaining distance. The work is intended to be
continued to the Ohio River, a distance of three hundred and

sixty miles from Baltimore. The ticket office of this Rail-Road,
whence the passenger cars start and where they arrive, it in
South Charles street, opposite the city spring. The Depot where

 

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