Saturday, April 6, 2013

Steam Boat for Sale - Washington, DC - 1813

The Columbian Steam Boat, laying at Tyber creek Wharf, will be sold on Friday the 9th last at 11 o'clock, at auction for the benefit of all concerned, the debts of the said Comapny being first discharged.  She is about 48 tons burthen, flat bottom, drawing a small draft of water, which will make it an object for those engaged in the traffic in wood or grain to purchase her.  The terms will me made known on the day of sale.  By order of the Managers,           
                                             H. HESTOR, Treasurer.[1]
               April 3 -

[1] Daily National Intelligencer; Date: 04-06-1813; Volume: I; Issue: 82; Page: [1]
Transcribed by John Peter Thompson April 6th, 2013.

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