The only surviving passenger is the Rev. Ransome, Rector of Compton Bassett, Wilts, who, when four years old, crossed the Atlantic on this memorable voyage,together with his father who was proceeding to quell the Lower Canada Rebellion , sister, and brother. Davenport and his daughter, actor and actress, were also amongst the passengers. The saloon fare was 35 guineas the same as the sailing ships ; second cabin, 20 guineas; and steerage, 8guineas.
The agents in New York were Messrs. Every merchant in New York went on board her yesterday. The band on board the Sirius played 'Hail Columbia. Roberts, nor for such a welcome as the Captain wished to his honoured guests, but the cheer was abundant on the heavily-laden table, and the wines soon made the compact crowd so happy that they forgot the pressure to which they were subjected. All tongues were soon in motion in commemoration of the great event'.
What was a matter of experiment, here marked, it was reserved for the great good fortune and for the high fame of the gallant Captain to prove to be a fact. Though another had the honour of discovering the New World,yet that New World for centuries had been approached only by canvas filled with the varying winds; or if otherwise, but cautiously and timidly by some trembling steamer whose arrival and departure had not been a matter of great note. Yet certainly to the Sirius, to her gallant Commander and gallant crew, was reserved the fame of first shooting boldly from Europe over the broad Atlantic in defiance of winds and waves, and in first bringing into our city the flag of Great Britain up borne on the masts of a steamship, to wave side by side with the Stars and Stripes of our states.
The Hudson River surely had never before seen such a sight. Here was a steamship from England, and there were steamboats from Albany and Providence and New Haven. Heawarded, in the name of the city, to her gallant Captain and her gallant crew the high favour of creating a new era. If it did nor bear his name over the world with the imperishable lustre of the great discover of America, it gave him a name among the great benefactors of mankind.
It ranked him with Fulton of America, and that was an honour enough for any man to bear. I purpose, said the Alderman, in conclusion, the health of the gallant Captain and crew of the Sirius. Thanks to you great city, thanks to the distinguished gentlemen who have given it, thanks to you all, gentlemen. If I could live a thousand years, I would give them all up for the honour of this day. It is the happiest hour of my life; I am the proudest man in the world. The applause from all sides was most hearty. Amongst his observations here marked to the Captain that this favoured and enterprising city hailed his successful effort with great joy.
We welcome you to our country with all our hearts. As you are a stranger amongst us, allow me to tell you that here you will find a people proud to congratulate you on your noble triumph. The memory of Fultonis dear to the country, and were he now present he would rejoice to join with us to do honour to the authors of this splendid achievement. The far-sighted mind of that illustrious man fondly anticipated this very hour-this hour when two mighty continents would be brought near to each othrby the magic power of steam, and when the war of the elements would cease to interpose invincible obstacles to speedy intercommunication.
We do not envy your prosperity-we glory in it, and we emulate it. The genius of our citizens is adequate to any purpose, and their industry and perseverance are commensurate with the unlimited means of accomplishment. Although we received from Old England early and useful information upon the application of steam, we soon extended the value of her discoveries, and she in turn has continued to astonish the world by new developments.
We are nowbanquetting within the last of the wonders that has crowned her labours. Although we yield not to any nation the palm of exclusive renown upon this subject, we do not hesitate to give you that high meed of praise so justly your due.
On behalf of our favourite metropolis, we bid you welcome, thrice welcome,to New York. You offer to us a new course of prosperity, and be well assured that whatever you leave the green hills and the white cliffs of Britain for the fertile and romantic shores of this vast Republic, you come to a land and a nation that knows how to appreciate your work-to one where your person and your rights, in common with our own, will be acknowledged and protected-and to a people whose hospitality,whose sympathy, whose love of justice and respect for the laws, is surpassed by none other.
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Though you have for the first time crossed the broad sea as an explorer in a new way,yet you have found a great nation already in being, of the same stock as your own, with the same language you left at home, and a people of true English hospitality, who will be happy to encourage you to repeat your visit as often as you please. Indeed, sir, it is enough merit the just compliment we all pay when we say you have elevated the high character of England and given hope of new and higher destiny to America'. They should, they said, have been dreadfully alarmed by the bad weather, but they felt quite safe under Capt.
In short, nothing could have been more satisfactory for all purposes than the expedition, and we trust it will redound to the permanent profit, as it certainly does to the enterprise, of all concerned. She arrived at Falmouth at 8 p. The following were her daily performances in miles,, , 90, , , , , , , , , ,, , , and to Scilly.
On the 16th she spoke the Tyrian sailing packet, for Halifax, and brought in her mails to Falmouth. Commander, during the first voyage by steam ever made across the Atlantic. The estimation of his gentlemanly attentions, skill, and seamanship is enhanced from the fact of experiencing nearly a succession of contrary winds during the whole passage, with the slight exception of a few days.
In the present infant state of Atlantic steam navigation the undersigned cannot forbear expressing their decided conviction of its security and speed, far outstripping anymore of conveyance hitherto known, and from the facts coming within their knowledge, they have no doubt of the complete solution of the problem hitherto propounded respecting the practicability of Atlantic steam navigation. Vernon Graham, Colonel James G. Our late President, the late Mr. Robert Day, in Journal Oct. It is of English manufacture,with the town mark, and forms a projecting rim for the City Arms and civic emblems which are engraved upon it.
These latter are the Maces, Sword and Oar. The treatment of the Arms is unusual; the ship, instead of entering the harbour, is shown outward bound, and has the house flag of the old St. George Company floating from her stern. The underneath part of the box is engine turned, and the sides,which swell towards the base, are richly chased in high relief with clusters of flowers and roses.
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John Bagnell, Mayor. George Newsom, Common Speaker. Julius C. Besnard, Town Clerk. The effect is heightened by irradiations in all directions, as from a central point. With the city arms blended the municipal regalia, consisting of fasces, collar of SS, maces with imperial crown, the sword of Justice, silver oar, and other symbols of civil government.
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