The new New Bedford, Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket Steamboat Company consolidated from the New Bedford, Vineyard & Nantucket and the Nantucket & Cape Cod Steamboat Companies, was organized in New Bedford Thursday, 25th ult. By-laws were adopted and the following officers were elected:

Directors - Edward D. Mandell, New Bedford; Joseph S. Barney, Nantucket; Jonathan Bourne, New Bedford; G. Pierce, New Bedford; Sylvanus B. Phinney, Barnstable; John M. Washburn, Boston.

Treasurer and clear - Edward T. Pierce, New Bedford.

The capital stock of the corporation is $141,700.