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Jonathan Clark Steamboat Ride Diary Entry, 9 November 1811

Item

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Title

Jonathan 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.

Source

Filson Manuscript Collection

Format

Language

Type

Identifier

Mss. A C593a

Citation

Clark, Jonathan, 1750-1811, “Jonathan Clark Steamboat Ride Diary Entry, 9 November 1811,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed March 3, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3407.