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In 1835;



Containing,



A GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE CITY AND ENVIRONS*

LIST OF OFFICERS, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, AND

OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION J

FOR THE CONVENIENCE OF CITIZENS, AS A BOOK OF
REFERENCE, AND A GUIDE TO STRANGERS.

WITH CORRECT MAPS OF THE CITY,
: AND ITS VICINITY.



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ALSO, THE
ACCOMPANIED BY A MAP.



THIRD YEAR OF PUBLICATION.



PUBLISHED BY J. DISTURNELL,

No. 156 Broadway.



M DCCC XXXV.



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Entered arcoivliiiff fn Ari nf* r-,^,,™.. ■



E. B. CLAYTON, PRINTfiS,

17 Hanover-Street.



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CONTENTS.



L Index, 5

''New Institutions, &c., 10

': Banks Incorporated in 1834, 11

General Description of the City, 13

I Recent Improvenu-'nts, 22

Officers of the Common Council, (. 27

County Officers, ^-S^x

Officers appointed by the Common Council, . . . , . . . . 29

Courts, j33^

Watch, Prisons, &c., 27

Alms House, 38

Fire Department, 39

Board of Health, , 39

1 Health Commissioners, 40
Military, 40
Colleges, Academies, and Schools, 41
Medical Institutions, 48

j Literary and Scientific, Institutions, 54

Religious, Benevolent, and Moral Institutions, 60

Miscellaneous Institutions, 83

Churches, 86

Banks, 93

Insurance Companies, 105

Miscellaneous Companies, 120

Custom House, 123

Merchants' Exchange, 130

Post Office, 131

Lines of Packets, 137

'iSteamboats, 147

^Stages, 152

Hotels and Public Houses, 153

Periodicals, 155

Newspapers, 156



CONTENTS.



Circulating Libraries, 159|

Readinar Rooms, 159l

Consuls, 160

Waniens of the Port, 161

Harbour Masters, 161

Ballast Master, 161

Rates of Pilotage, 162

Measurers, Inspectors, &c., 163

Damages on Bills of Exchange, 165

Wharfage and Connnissions, ] 66

Conunissioners of Insolvency, 168

Auctioneers, 16£

Licenses, 169

Coaches and Carriages, 169

City Stages, 172

Cartmen, and Porters' Fees, &c., 173

Census, 174

Bill of Mortality, 175

Election Returns, 176

Ferries, 177

Finances, 177

Real and Personal Estate, 182

Real Estate, (public,) .183, 18^

Fire Limits, 184

Markets, 18^

Amusements, 18f

Baths, 18£

Fashionable Resorts, 18S

Wards, 19

Alphabetical List of Streets, 19J

Public Offices, Institutions, &c., 20]

Distances to various Places in the United States,. ..20!

Key to the Map, 20^

Brooklyn, 20'-

Environs, &c., 215

Hudson River Guide, 22|

Stage, Canal, and Steamboat Routes, 23}



INDEX.



Page

A

Academies and Schools,. ... 45
Academy of the Fine Arts,.. 54
of Design, 54



Banks, City, 11, 95

Savings, 103

Brooklyn, 213

Battery, 189

Albany & Troy Steamboats, 1471 Bath, 219

Aldermen, N. Y., STlBaths, 189



Aldermen, Brooklyn, 208

Alms House, 38

Alphabetical list of Streets,

N.Y., 193

Brooklyn, 216

American Bible Society,.. . . 60



Belfast Packets, 139

Bellevue Hospital, 39

Benevolent Institutions,. ... 60

Bible Societies, 60

and Common Prayer

Book Society, 65

Tract Society,. .".'. . .. 62! Bill of Mortality, 175 •

Home Miss. Society,. 63 Boarding Houses, 154

Sunday School Union, 63l Board of Health, 39

Seamen's Friend Soc, 70! ot Trade, 84

Theatre, 186|Boats, Steam, 147

Museum, 187l Freight, 150

Institute, 83! Bost. & Prov. Steamboats, . .149

Amusements, 186 Bridewell, 38

Apprentices' Library, 59 Brooklyn, 207

Arrivals at the Port of N, v., 130 Collegiate Institute,.. 208

Arts, 54, 55 Banks, 213

Assessments, 183 Churches, 211

Assessors, 28 Buildings erected in 1834,,. 22

Asylum, Lunatic, 51

Orphan, 73

Rom. Cath. Orphan,. 74



C

. , - ^^Carthagenian Packets, 141

Athenpeum, ^''^ Cartmen 173

Apalachicola Packets, ^44^3,^1^ Garden,.' *. '.'.'.'. '. '. '. .' .'! 1 90



Auctioneers, 168

B

Ballast Master, 161

Banks, Rules, &c., 93

Rates of Coins at,. . . 94
United States, 94



Cemeteries, 22

Census, 174

Chamber of Commerce,. ... 83

Chancery, Court of, 33

Charitable Institutions, .... 60

Charter Officers, 27

Charleston Packets, 142



INDEX.



Charleston Steamboats, 150

Chimney Sweepers, 173

Cliurches, gg

in Brooklyn 211

Cincinnati, Society of, 83!

Circulating Libraries, 159I



Court, Justices or Ward, ... 36

Police, 37

Custom House, 33^ 123

]>



City Hall, Description of, . . 15 'Daily Newspapers, 156

^^.=*^es, 172 Danen Packets "144

f !"ances, 177, Deaf and Dumb Institution,' 70 '

^'*^^"^e^' Iti9 ' Deaths by some of the prin-

burveyors, 32! cipal Diseases, nsi

ru.L ^%^^'0" Society, C6 Description of the Citv,. .. .' 13

CHnton'^H I'l'"'''^ - - 32;Design, National Academy

CintonHall Association,... 58 of, "^ «

Clotliing Society, 75 Dispensary, .".V. 50

Coaches and Carriages,. . . .1691 Distances, ' " ' 'ono

Cowr'"^ 221 Damages on Bills of Ex-

Co ectors ggj change, 165

Colleges, Columbia, 41 Domestic Servants, Society

Umversity,.. -•...... 431 for the Encouragement of, 77

Pliysicians and Sur- '

„?eons, 48

Pharmacy, 53 "'

Comm'rs of Insolvency, 168 East Chester, 221

of the School Fund,.. 32 Eastern Packets, 146

Commerce, I29 Education and Miss. Soc.', '. '. 67

Colonization Society, 76 Election, N. Y. City 176

Commissions, Rates of,. . . .166 Elizabethtown,. ,..,'. 023

Common Council, N. Y.,. . .. 27 [Episcopal Societies, &"c., .' .' .""65

Brooklyn, 208 Estate. Real and Personal,.. 182

Constables 28] Exchange, 3Ierchants', I30

J^''°"''''V, 160 Exchange Reading Room,. 1. =59

Coney Island, 2l9:Expenditures, I80

County Officers 29 Eye Infirmary, 40

Court, U. S Dist. and Cir.,. 33



Errors, 33

Chancery, 33

Supreme, 34

Circuit and Oyer and

Terminer, 34

Superior, 35

Common Pleas, 35

General and Special

Sessions, 35

Marine, 30



F

Fashionable Resorts, &c.,. .189
Female Seminaries and
Schools, 46

Assistance Society,. . 74

Ferries, 177

Finances of the City,. ....*. 177
Fire Department, 39

Limits, 184



INDEX.



Flatbush, 219

Flushing-, 220

Fortifications, 14

O

Gardens, 190

Gas Liglit Compan}',. . .17, 121

Glen Cove, 221

Grand Lod«re, 85

Greenock Packets, 130

Groceries, «&c.. Licensed,.. .169

IE

Hackney Coaches, 160

Harbour, 14

Harbour Masters 1.161

Harlsem Rail Road, 18, 121

Hartford Steamboats, 149

Havre Packets, 140

Historical Society, 5(

Hoboken, 223

Horticultural Societ}', 86

Hospitals, New-York, 50

Quarantine, .'52

Hotels and Public Houses, ..l.')3

House of Refuge, 38

Hudson River Steamboats,. 146

Hudson River Guide, 225

Humane Societies, 79

I

Infant School Society, 48

Inspectors, 163

Institute, American, 83

Institution for the Deaf and

Dumb, 70

Description of, 72

Institutions, New, &c., 10

Medical 48

Literary and Scien-
tific,.. 54



Page
Institutions, Religious, Be-
nevolent, &c., GO

Miscellaneous, 83

Insurance Companies, 105

Fire, 12,105

Marine, 115

Italian Opera House, 187



Jamaica, , 219

JcrsevCity, 224

JunkShops 169

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Online LibraryE HutchinsonWilson's railroad guide from New-York to Washington; with maps of New-York, Philadelphia, and Baltimore; and sectional maps of the routes → online text (page 1 of 16)