Thursday, May 12, 2011

Sunday Excursion to Coney Island - 1846

SUNDAY EXCURSION--THE steamboat PROPRIETOR, Capt. Mallan (? Maltan?), will on Sunday, June 14, and each succeeding until further notice, make Two Excursions to FORT HAMILTON and CONEY ISLAND, leaving THORNE'S Dock, near Fulton ferry, Brooklyn, at 1/4 to 11 A.M. and 1/4 to 3 P.M.; Coney Island at 12 1/2 and 5 o'clock P.M., stopping at Fort Hamilton each way. Fare 12 1/2 cents.

For further information, apply to

jc10 tf R. J. TODD, 88 Fulton street.

--Brooklyn Daily Eagle, June 10, 1846

Same story on June 11, 16, 17, 18, and so forth.

There were also repeated articles starting May 16 about a land auction to take place "by James Cole, auctioneer, at the house of James Cropsey, Coney Island, in the town of Gravesend, in the county of Kings, on Thursday, the ninth day of July next, at half-past 4 o'clock in the afternoon of that day..."

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