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Journal of Thomas Dean (Volume 6, No. 2); A Voyage to Indiana in 1817 (Paperback) Loot Price: R321 Discovery Miles 3 210
Journal of Thomas Dean (Volume 6, No. 2); A Voyage to Indiana in 1817 (Paperback): Thomas Dean
Journal of Thomas Dean (Volume 6, No. 2); A Voyage to Indiana in 1817 (Paperback): Thomas Dean

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Journal of Thomas Dean (Volume 6, No. 2); A Voyage to Indiana in 1817 (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1918. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... PART V Voyage From Cincinnati To The Mouth Of The Wabash River June 30th. In the morning we expected to wash our clothes and spend the day at Cincinnati. We ran two nights to get there, but not finding a convenient place for washing, we took a view of the steam mills, town, etc. I went to look for Robert Hunt, but found he had moved eight miles from town, so I was not able to see him. We concluded to take in provisions, etc., and start down the river, and after taking a preliminary sail on the river with four passengers and after passing General Harrison's Seat, came to Lawrenceburg at about 9 P. M., twenty-nine miles below Cincinnati. We expected to put up here for the night, but could not get lodgings to our satisfaction. We left three of our passengers, but one continued with us to the Falls of the Ohio. We started at about 10 and ran all night. July 1st. We passed Port Williams on the Kentucky River in the morning, and stopped at West Port to take dinner, then ran down to New London and put up for the night. On the 2d we went to Louisville, arriving at 8 p. m. Here we obtained lodgings, being about 180 miles from Cincinnati. This is a handsome town of Kentucky. July 3d. I wrote home, and started about 9 A. M. to run down to the falls. We passed over them without any difficulty; nothing to be seen of them except a strong current and a ripple on the right side near shore. Passed Salt River about 3 P. M. In the evening we put up about 8 P. M., Jacob Dick being unwell. July 4th. We continued our voyage, Jacob Dick being some better. We sailed all day down the pleasant current of the Ohio and only went on shore to get some vegetables, etc. Not finding a suitable place to lodge, we concluded to run all night, and so passed on throughout the night. July Sth. We con...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Thomas Dean
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 22
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-65181-5
Barcode: 9781151651815
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-151-65181-8

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