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Letter from W. N. Carroll to Jane Carroll, 9 December 1838

Item

Carroll letter (Mss. C C).JPG

Title

Letter from W. N. Carroll to Jane Carroll, 9 December 1838

Description

Letter from W. N. Carroll to his mother Jane Carroll from the steam boat Campte, which is "hard and fast aground" at Flint Island, located on the Ohio River in far western Meade County, approximately 45 miles southwest of Louisville. He reports that he has been there for one week and that there are "6 or 8" other boats in the same situation.

Creator

Source

Filson Manuscript Collection

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Language

Type

Identifier

Mss. C C

Citation

Carroll, W. N., “Letter from W. N. Carroll to Jane Carroll, 9 December 1838,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed April 22, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3409.