Thursday, August 8, 2013

Overland Route to Europe, Through America -- August 8, 2013

The Pacific Mail Steamship Company had a monopoly on carrying the United States Mail across the Pacific.  It also did a big business in passengers to and from Australia, New Zealand, the Kingdom of Hawaii, Japan and China. This ad from the 14-November-1876 Brisbane Courier reports the upcoming sailing of Zealandia for Honolulu and San Francisco. 

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