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Letter from C. J. Atkins, Cando, North Dakota, to Mary Louise Dalton, librarian, Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, July 5, 1906

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Identifier: D00566

Title: Letter from C. J. Atkins, Cando, North Dakota, to Mary Louise Dalton, librarian, Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, July 5, 1906

Description: Describes his experiences as a steamboat man on the Missouri River in the 1860s. Includes an account of the killing of one of the crew by a mate named Miller on the steamboat Robert Campbell on the Missouri River in 1863. Also includes an account of Atkins being shot by Sioux Indians on May 19, 1865, while on board a steamboat near Fort Rice.

Rights: InC

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Dates: 1906-07-05

Type(s): Letter

Maker/Creator: Atkins, C.J.

Subjects: Steamboats
Murder
Transportation
Indians of North America

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