Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 2, 10 March 1843–14 July 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Pratte (which was burned and sunk last  fall. near Memphis,) in the ))  with a diving bell on the third of Janu[a]ry.  found the wreck in about 24 ft water in  that night was an earth quake. next day  the wreck had disapperd. no trace could be  found, and the water was from 100 to 120  feet deep.— & for about 100 feet. no bottom,  a bar was discove[re]d where previous was deep  water.——
Joseph & had a pleasant  and delightful ride. and arrived at   in . 15 minutes before  4. P.M.— at s to lodge  while they staid in .— in the eve  Joseph pulled up Bro Mors [Justus A. Morse]. with one  hand pulling sticks.— [p. 5]
Pratte (which was burned and sunk last fall. near Memphis,) in the )) with a diving bell on the third of January. found the wreck in about 24 ft water in that night was an earth quake. next day the wreck had disapperd. no trace could be found, and the water was from 100 to 120 feet deep.— & for about 100 feet. no bottom, a bar was discovered where previous was deep water.——
Joseph & had a pleasant and delightful ride. and arrived at in . 15 minutes before 4. P.M.— at s to lodge while they staid in .— in the eve Joseph pulled up Bro Mors [Justus A. Morse]. with one hand pulling sticks.— [p. 5]
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