Broadside from Hubbard L. Hart announcing his acquisition of the stagecoach line from Pilatka [Palatka] to Tampa

Broadside from Hubbard L. Hart announcing his acquisition of the stagecoach line from Pilatka [Palatka] to Tampa

Transcript

United States Mail
Change of Proprietorship.
Concord Coaches
Good Horses, & C.
Pilatka to Tampa,
Via Orange Spring, Orange Lake, Ocala, Camp Izard,
Augusta, Melendez, Pierceville, and Ft. Taylor.
Stages leave Pilatka and Tampa, Mondays and Thursdays, at 7
A.M. Arriving at Tampa and Pilatka, (respectively,) the following Wednesdays and Saturdays; (resting at night,
thereby affording Invalids a better opportunity for travelling [sic],) connecting at Tampa with the
N. Orleans and Key West Steamers,
and at Pilatka with the Steam-Boats for Savannah and Charleston.
Also: Intersecting this line, is a Stage from Ocala, via Fleming-
ton, Micanopy, and Newnansville, to Alligator.
Extra Carriages & Horses on Hand,
at Pilatka, to convey Passengers to Micanopy, Flemington, Silver Spring, &c. &c.
All Express Business Promptly Attended to.
Office in Pilatka, at Col. J.O. Duval's Hotel
July, 1855. H.L. Hart, Proprieter.

Source

State Library of Florida: Florida Collection, BR0131

Description

Flyer announcing a change of proprietorship for the stagecoach line between Pilatka (Palatka) and Tampa, dated July 1855. The line passed through Orange Spring, Orange Lake, Ocala, Camp Izard, Augusta, Melendez, Pierceville, and Fort Taylor en route. At Palatka, the line connected with steamships heading for Charleston and Savannah. At Tampa, the line connected with steamships heading for Key West and New Orleans.