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Enclosure: David Gelston’s List of Steamboats, [ca. 17 October 1811]

Enclosure

David Gelston’s List of Steamboats

List of Steam Boats
Length  Breadth  Depth  Tonnage
Between New York & Albany { Paragon 167.6 26.10 7.9  331.39
Car of Neptune  169.0 25.2 7.3  295.55
North river 149.0 17.11 7.0  182.48
Hope 149.0 20.8 7.7  225.33
Perseverance 147.0 20.6 7.6  218.00
{ 1252.801
N York & Brunswick Raritan2 129.0 21.0 6.8  163.93
1416.783

MS (MHi); in an unidentified hand; undated.

1The correct figure is 1252.75.

2Manuscript: “Rariton.”

3The correct figure is 1416.68.

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  • Gelston, David; lists steamboats search
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  • North River (Clermont) (steamboat) search
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