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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University: 270-745-6434;


Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3527. Letter, 3 February 1856, of Andy Robinson, Jr. to his brother and fellow steamboat captain Claudius Robinson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Writing from Smithland, Kentucky, he advises of a delay in departing with the steamer “Lucie May” due to ice on the Ohio River. He also refers to his concern that “James” (possibly another brother) was involved in a railroad accident, but acknowledges hearing from Claudius that he is safe.


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