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P-33: Missouri River Steamboat Journey Manuscript, 1857

ABSTRACT: 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. The author describes a night aboard the A. B. Chambers, including descriptions of the passengers, crew, cargo and an incident of gambling.

More information of this collection is pending further processing. Please direct all questions to the Curator of the Herman T. Pott National Inland Waterways Library.

ACCESS: This is collection P-033. This collection is available for on-site use only in the Rare Book and Manuscripts Reading Room. Some of the collection may be photocopied, digitally scanned or photographed, depending on condition. Researchers are advised to call ahead concerning changes in hours due to University intersessions and holidays. The St. Louis Mercantile Library is located on levels one and two of the Thomas Jefferson Library building. More information about conducting research with the archival collections of the Library, including current building hours and reading room policies, can be found on our Research page.

Preferred Citation note: The preferred citation for this collection is "From the collections of the Herman T. Pott National Inland Waterways Library at the University of Missouri - St. Louis.”


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