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P-33: Missouri River Steamboat Journey Manuscript, 1857


INTRODUCTION: This manuscript is an excerpt from an account of a journey on the Missouri River of the Steamer A. B. Chambers.   The source and author of the excerpt is unknown, and it is not known whether or not the account is fictional or real-life. The author describes a night aboard the A. B. Chambers, including descriptions of the passengers, crew, cargo and an incident of gambling.

ACCESS: Some of the material in Pott Inland Waterways Library Collection P-32 may be photocopied, digitally scanned or photographed, subject to condition.

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