The Real United States and Canada Pocket Guide-Book; (Number 3 of the Nutshell Travel Series Known as "Black's Blue-Books")

The Real United States and Canada Pocket Guide-Book; (Number 3 of the Nutshell Travel Series Known as "Black's Blue-Books")

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...mile and 10 cents per quarter mile thereafter, for one or more passengers. A charge of 10 cents for each six minutes is made for waiting. From railroad stations to hotels the average charge should not exceed 50 cents. Cabs, Busses and Taxicabs: Strangers arriving in New Orleans will usually be able to reach their hotels by street car, but if other conveyances are preferred, will find cabs, taxis, etc., in waiting in front of the station. The following is the city ordinance relating to cabs: For cabs or vehicles drawn by one horse, from 6 a. m. to 9 p. m. for conveying one passenger one mile or part thereof, 50 cents; for each additional passenger, 50 cents; for each additional half mile or part thereof, 50 cents per passenger. From 9 p. m. to 6 a. m., for conveying one passenger one mile or part thereof, 75 cents; for each additional passenger, 50 cents; for each additional half mile or part thereof, 50 cents. For carriages or vehicles drawn by two horses, from 6 a. m. to 9 p. m., for conveying one passenger one mile or part thereof, $1.00; for each additional passenger, 50 cents; for each additional half mile or part thereof, 50 cents per each passenger. Canal, the main street, divides the French Quarter from the new city. The finest residence streets are St. Charles Avenue and the Esplanade. The Carnival of Mardi Gras occurs about Shrove Tuesday in each year. INTERESTING THINGS. House where General Beauregard was born, between Ursuline Avenue and Hospital Street on Chartres Street. View from roof of Custom House. Jackson Square (see statue of General Andrew Jackson). Cathedral of St. Louis. Court Houses. French Market (6:00 or 7:00 a. m. busiest time). United States Branch Mint In French Quarter see the old Ursuline Convent. Lafayette Square....show more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236494016
  • 9781236494016