Johnathan Clark Steamboat Ride Diary Entry, 9 November 1811

Jonathan Clark Diary 11-9-1811 (Mss. A C593a).JPG
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Title

Johnathan Clark Steamboat Ride Diary Entry, 9 November 1811

Description

Shortly before his death, on 9 November 1811, Jonathan Clark recorded in his diary his ride on the first steamboat on western waters, the New Orleans. He rode from Louisville upstream to Diamond [Eighteen Mile] Island and back.

Creator

Clark, Jonathan, 1750-1811

Source

Filson Manuscript Collection

Date

9 November 1811

Rights

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Format

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

Mss. A C593a

Citation

Clark, Jonathan, 1750-1811, “Johnathan Clark Steamboat Ride Diary Entry, 9 November 1811,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed November 26, 2022, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3407.