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Copy of a report written shortly after the burning of the steamboat Ruth near Cairo, Illinois, in which millions of dollars of government currency destined for the sub-treasury at St. Louis were lost, August 6, 1863

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Identifier: D00304

Title: Copy of a report written shortly after the burning of the steamboat Ruth near Cairo, Illinois, in which millions of dollars of government currency destined for the sub-treasury at St. Louis were lost, August 6, 1863

Description: Note on report reads, “Copied for dear Edith by her Auntie Brinton in her 83rd year.”

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States

Dates: 1863-08-06

Type(s): Report

Maker/Creator:

Subjects: Fires
Disasters
Transportation
Politics and government
Steamboats

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