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Barbara Schmidt <[log in to unmask]>
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As to steamboats ā€” this feature may be of help ā€”

http://www.twainquotes.com/Steamboats/SteamboatCareer.html

The entry on the Pennsylvania is on this page ā€”

http://www.twainquotes.com/Steamboats/CubPilot.html

The most knowledgeable steamboat scholar who I know who continues to
research Twainā€™s steamboat career is Michael Marleau.

Barb

On Monday, August 30, 2021, Peter Clark <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Gentlepeope:
> Following up some more on Sam's first trip to New Orleans that Scott is
> documenting:
> (Thanks, Miki, for your clarification regarding the reference you
> provided.)
> 1) Does anyone have any insight as to the identity of Ward- who Sam
> mentioned accompanying to South America?
> 2) Has anyone done research on the steamboats that Sam worked on,  similar
> to what Scott is doing regarding Sam/MT's train trips? Most importantly,
> Re: the Pennsylvania:
>      a) Details of Sam first coming on board the Pennsylvania.
>      b) Details re: the Vicksburg ramming the Pennsylvania while Sam was on
> duty.
> 3) Could anyone help with documentation of:
>    a. Who owned the Pennsylvania?
>    b. Where was the Pennsylvania built?
>
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