Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 819. Facsimile of letter written by Robert Fulton, New York, to Governor Isaac Shelby, Frankfort, Kentucky, requesting militia or volunteers to assist in the removal of the steamboat Vesuvius from a sandbar 200 miles below the mouth of the Ohio River. He also fears an Indian attack.
United States History
Folklife Archives, Manuscripts &, "Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815 (SC 819)" (2013). MSS Finding Aids. Paper 2696.