A New Steam-boat Companion in an excursion to Greenhithe, Northfleet, Gravesend, the Nore and Herne Bay; with a trip up the River Medway to Rochester Bridge. Containing historical, critical, biographical and descriptive notices. a guide to Gravesend - The GENERAL HISTORICAL collection includes books from the British Library digitised by Microsoft. This varied collection includes material that gives readers a 19th century view of the world. Topics include health, education, economics, agriculture, environment, technology, culture, politics, labour and industry, mining, penal policy, and social order.