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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
Page 5
image
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]
Page 5