Submitted by scott on Wed, 09/15/2021 - 10:20

Steamboat: WHITE CLOUD

• Built: 1857

• Tonnage: 345

• Clemens' Service: 20 - 26 October 1858

• Pilot: probably Samuel Bowen

• Captain: Daniel Able


 

October 20 Wednesday – The Dickey was laid up for repairs, so Sam and probably Sam Bowen and Captain Able, made the St. Louis to Memphis run on the White Cloud (345 tons).

October 22 Friday – Sam’s article was printed in the St. Louis Missouri Republican using the signature “C” [Branch, “Dickey” 199-200].

Note: MTPO Notes on Aug. 1, 1876 to Cist calls this “chatty river correspondence.”

October 23 Saturday – The White Cloud left Memphis.

October 24 Sunday – Sam’s article, “Memphis—The Cotton Trade—Illinois Politics—What Tennessee Thinks of Them,” was printed in the Memphis Daily Appeal [Branch, “Dickey” 201].

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