Submitted by scott on Wed, 09/15/2021 - 10:13

May 4 Wednesday – Now a full pilot, Sam left St. Louis on the Alfred T. Lacey, copiloted by Bart Bowen (brother of Sam and Will Bowen), under Captain John P. Rodney, for New Orleans. “A pilot, in those days, was the only unfettered and entirely independent human being that lived in the earth” [LM; MTL 1: 14].

May 10 Tuesday – Alfred T. Lacey arrived in New Orleans.

May 14 Saturday – Alfred T. Lacey left for St. Louis.

May 21 Saturday – Alfred T. Lacey arrived in St. Louis.