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  • Description: Steamboat
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    • Letter from John Maxwell to his father and sisters in England.

    • 1842 March 26
    • Maxwell, an Englishman, lived in Northport, Alabama, when he wrote this letter. In it he discusses commerce, slavery, and social life in the city; river travel and shipping; a steamboat explosion; and Santa Anna's invasion of Texas.
    • Q10923 - Q10928
    • "Wanted to Hire."

    • 1864 December 4
    • Advertisement seeking two hundred "negro mechanics and laborers" to work at the foundry in Selma, Alabama; board, clothing, and medical service will be provided. The ad also asks for fifteen men to work on a steamboat on the Alabama River, and it...
    • Q17469
    • Excerpts from EARLY HISTORY OF STEAMBOATS IN ALABAMA by Mell A. Frazer.

    • 1907
    • In the passages Frazer discusses river travel before and after the introduction of steamboats; mentions specific boats that traveled in Alabama, including the state's first steamboat in 1818; and describes the type of cargo carried on the crafts,...
    • Q12625 - Q12635
    • Numbers 21 through 40.

    • 1931 December 21 - 1932 May 1
    • The following articles are included: 21) "Other Christmas Days"; 22) "Fort Williams on the Coosa"; 23) "The Days of Fort Dale"; 24) "Sequoyah, the Cherokee"; 25) "Fort Mitchell Cemetery"; 26) "Alabama's Indian Name Postoffices"; 27) "Isaac Smith,...
    • Q55327 - Q55364
    • Numbers 281 through 300.

    • 1936 December 27 - 1937 May 9
    • The following articles are included: 281) "Equality in Coosa"; 282) "Old Time Remedies"; 283) "Historic Old Prints"; 284) "Old Post Offices in St. Clair County"; 285) "'Kittles'"; 286) "Fort Barron"; 287) "Steamboat Landing"; 288) "Confederate...
    • Q56564 - Q56603
    • Numbers 321 through 340.

    • 1937 October 3 - 1938 February 13
    • The following articles are included: 321) "The Early Days of the Central Baptist Association"; 322) "Bedsteads"; 323) "Conrad's Trip to Alabama"; 324) "The Austills in Clarke County"; 325) "Alabama's Centennial Half-Dollars"; 326) "'Sam Dale's...
    • Q56645 - Q56686

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