Hannibal & St. Joseph
Railroad & Steam Packet
The Cheapest, Quickest And Most Reliable Route
For Leavenworth City, St. Joseph, Nebraska City, Omaha, Council
Bluffs, and The New Gold Mines,
Being 150 Miles Further West, And 250 Miles Nearer Pike'S Peak
Than any other Railroad, carrying the Sreat United States Overland Mail and the U.s.south Express.
The Steamers Composing
The Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad Line,
Leave St. Louis Daily, At 2 P.M.,
Making connections at Hannibal with trains leaving there daily at 7 A.M., arriving at St. Joseph the same day at 7
P.M., there connecting with packets, which leave immediately on the arrival of trains for
Leayenworth City, Nebraska City, Omaha and Council Bluffs.
Time from St. Louis to St Joseph, 24 hours; Leavenworth
City, 30 hours; Nebraska City, 48 hours.
Pare Lower Than By Any Other Route.
Stages Leave St. Joseph, Daily,
For Lecompton, Geary City & Oscaloosa ,
Connecting with lines for Topeka, Lawrence and Fort Riley.
The Great Overland Mail For California Via Salt Lake,
Leaves St. Joseph every Monday—Through to San Franctteo in 26 Days!
The attention of Shippers is respectfully called to this Route, as it offers undoubted advantages over all others
rates as low as any other—time 48 Hours Quicker, and effecting an entire saving of Insurance.
For Through Tickets, (and the Only Route by which they can be
had to reach St. Joseph by Railroad,) and all information in St. Louis, apply on board
Wharf-boat, foot of Chesnut street, and on all the Railroad Packets.
P. B.Groat, , General Ticket Agent .
JosiahHunt, , Supt, Hannibal .
Espy & Duffer , Passkngbb Agents .
J. H.Bowen, , Gen. Agent , St. Louis.