Account of an earthquake from Daniel Chapman Banks, 25 November 1815

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Title

Account of an earthquake from Daniel Chapman Banks, 25 November 1815

Description

Daniel Chapman Banks was a Louisville Presbyterian minister. The diary chronicles his 1815-1816 trip from Connecticut to Louisville in which he travels through New Yok, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. In this diary entry, Banks gives an extensive account of the earthquake in New Madrid, Missouri, as it was told to him by a Mr. Hayes.

Source

Daniel Chapman Banks papers, 1790-1932, Filson Historical Society

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Type

Identifier

Mss. A B218 f4a

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Citation

Banks, Daniel Chapman, “Account of an earthquake from Daniel Chapman Banks, 25 November 1815,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed June 21, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5854.