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1831. — Argus, Antelope, Boston, Baltic, Carrollton, Columbus, Courier,.
Choctaw, Dove, Henry Clay, Louisville, Mohawk, Napoleon, Pittsburgh, Planter,.
Scout, Woodsman.

1832. — Chief Justice Marshall, Chester, Chicasaw, Despatch, Free Trader,,
Fame, Gazelle, Juniata, Lancaster, Mediterranean, Missourian, Mobile Farmer,,
New Brunswick, Nimrod, Return, Sangamon, Transport, Western Engmeer,.
Warrior.

1833. — Boon's Lick, Cayuga, Farmer, John Nelson, Miner, Majestic, Moque,.
Minerva, O'Connell, Ohioan, Privateer, Van Buren.

1834. — Aid, Commerce, Claiborne, Galiman, Huntress, Hunter, IvanhoPj,
Protector, Potosi, Plough Boy.



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1835. — Alert, Algonquin, Arabian, Adventure, Big Black, Detroit, Dover,
Dayton, Flora, Marion, Madison, Pawnee, Pioneer, Robert Morris, Rover, Slam,
Selima, Tempest, Tuskina.

In 1836 there were sixty-one steamboats built at iPittsburgh and vicinity,
making one hundred and ninety -seven boats built in the period embraced in the
table. There were built at Brownsville in the same period, twenty-two, and at
leaver, seven. In that year the Alton, Asia, Amite, Boonville, Bee, Brighton,
^oguehoma, Baltimore, Columbiana, Chamois, C. L. Bass, Camden, Corinthian,
Emerald, Eutaw, Florida, General Wayne, Gipsey, Grand Gulph, George A.
3ayard, Georgia, Huntsville, Havana, Howard, Harkaway, Kentucky, Kansas,
Lilly, Loyal Hannah, London, Louisville, Mobile, Massillon, Nick Biddle, New-
ark, New Beaver, New Lisbon, Ontario, Oceola, Palmyra, Pavillion, Prairie,
Paris, Quincy, Robt. Morris, Rienzi, Salem, Sandusky, Savannah, St. Peters, Steu-
benville Packet, St. Louis, Troy, Tremont, United States, Vandalia, Vermont,
Wabash, Warren, Wm. Wirt, Wm. Hurlburt, were built.

From 1836 to 1857 there were constructed at Pittsburgh and vicinity :

1837. — Avalanch, Ariel, Asia, Albany, Alligator, Beaver, Butfalo Belle,
Brighton, Burlington, Constellation, Ceylon, Canton, Camden, Cuba, Corinthiacj
Ooquette, Columbia, Chilicothe. Casket, Comanche, Dolphin, Detroit, Eutaw ,
Embassy, Emperor, Fremont, Fox, Fallston, Fayette, Florence, Frances, Favorite,
Georgia, Girard, Hunter, Huntress, H. L, Kinney, Irene, Itasca, Isabella, John,
Mills, Kentucky, Liberty, Lady Marshall, Lily, Little Red, Liverpool, Loyalhanna*
Louisville, Moravian, Mountaineer, Maryland, Monroe, Merrimack, Massillon,
Muscogee, New Castle, New Lisbon, Niagara, Othello, Oronoko, Philadelphia,
Patrick Henry, Peru, Putnam, Pittsburgh, Pulaski, Pirate, Pennsylvania, Paris,
Rufus, Rolla, Rochester, Rodney, Roanoke, Susquehanna, Savana, Shannon, St.
Louis, Salem, Steubenville, Salem, Troy, Tenntssee, Troubadour, Virginia, Vic-
toria, Vermont, Wellsville, Waeousta.

1838. — Arabian, Delaware, Express, Flora, Favorite, Gratiott, Havanna, Julia,
Lady of the Lake, Oconee, Pioneer, Rhine, Thames, Trident.

1839. — Albert, Bost' n. Excel, Fulton, Gallatin, lone, Kiitanning, Meteor,
Pauline, Zanesville.

1840. — Algonquin, Massachuetts.

From 1837 to 1841, the records were destroyed by fire, so that the list be-
tween those dates is incomplete.

1841. — Adelaide, Augusta, Allegheny, Cecila, Coaster, Clairon, Duquesne,
Forrest, Gallant, Gen. Brady, Galena, Glide, Herchel, lola, laazk Walton, Juni-
-ata, John H. Bills, Leander, Mentor. Meridan, Montezuma, Marietta, Maine,
Messenger, Marion, Mungo Park, May Flower, New Haven, North Bend, Orpheus,
Orphan Boy, Ohio, Ranger, Raritan, Traveler, Two Pollies, Utica, West Point,
Warren.

1842. — Allegheny, Alps, Alpine, Auburn, Brunette, Belmont, Belle, Brilliant,
^lidge Water, Belle of Red River, Ben Rush, Cicero, Columbus, Collier, Cleav-



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land, Dresden, Eveline, Expert, Emma, Empire, Importer, Ida, Isaphena, Edwin
Hickman, Highland, Hope, Jas. Ross, Lebanon, Little Stewart, Lehigh, Lighter,
Lancaster, Moxahala, Marquette, Maclntyre, Michigan, Minstrel, Muskingum.
Mingo Chief, North Queen, New York, Orleans, Oella, Osprey, Pinta, Penelope^
Panama, R. Clayton, Rambler, Saratoga, Sciota Valley, Vigilance.

1843.— Belfast, Clipper, Charleston, Champion, Columbiana, Eldorado,
Etna, Guide, Herald, Little Rock, Lexington, Missouri, Mail, Muscle, Majes-
tic, Olive Branch, Ohio Mail, Rose of Sharon, Sarah, St. Charles, Tobacco
Plant, Urilda, Vista, Weston, White Cloud, Wing and Wing.

1844. — Allegheny Mail, Alliquippa, Atlas, Amulet, Archer, American, Arrow
Brunswick, Big Hatchee, Capital, Consul, Clinton, Domain, Franklin, Fair Play,
Frelinghuysen, Falcon, Gen. Markle, Hibernia, H. Kenny, Iron City, Independ-
ence, Josephine, J. N. White, Lewis F. Linn, Medium, Mountaineer, May Duke,
Messenger, North America, National, New England, Native, Planet, Palestine,
Plymouth, Revenue Cutter, Revenue, Rhode Island, Sam Seary, Sligo, Tobby,
Tiger, Uncle, Wapello, Wilmington, Whitesville, Wabash Valley, Wash, White
Wing.

1845. — Atlas, Arcadia, Boreas No. 2, Belle of Illinois, Circassian, Cambria,
Columbia, Commerce, Confidence, Defiance, Domain, Emily, Financier, Harlem,
Hunter, Hatchee, Hill, Lake Erie, Louis McLain, Laura, Laurene, Motive, Mil-
waukee, Miner, Monongahela, May Queen, Nebraska, North Carolina, Newark,
New Hampshire, Paytona, Prairie Bird, Pink Pilot, Planter, Rockaway, Robert
Morris, Regina, Susquehanna, Triumph, Tributary, Union, Uncle Ben, Wista,.
Wisconsin, Walter Forward.

1845. — Billow. Cyrus, Chamberlin, Colorado, Dominion, John I. Hardin,
South America, Wakendah.

1847. — Anson Moore, American Eagle, Anglo Saxon, America, Avalanche,.
Arrow No. 2, Arrowline, Alert, Alton, American Star, Allen Glover, Boreas No.
2, Boston, Beaver, Belle of Pittsburgh, Buxa, Buena Vista, Brady, Bridgeport
Caleb Coke, Camden, Caroline, Cinderella, Comet, Caroline No. 2, CoL Yell,
Cashier, Col. S. W. Black, Clipper No. 2, Chieftain, Dover, Danube, Deer Creek,
Dispatch, Dewitt Clinton, Dubuque, Diadem, Declaration, Eureka, Fairmont^
Freedom, Friendship, Gen. Scott, Gen. Work, Germantown, Genessee, Gladiator,
Gen. Jessup, Hibernia No. 2, Hudson, Homshitts, Highlander, I. I. Crittenden,.
Iron City, Jewess, Juniata, No. 2, John Foster, Judge Mitchell, James No. 2,
Liberty, Loyalhanna, Lady Byron No. 2, Lewis Wetzell, Muzza Buxa, Marlatt,
Richardson, Monterey, Mt. Vernon, Michigan No. 2, Mary Ann, North River, New
England No. 2, Niagara, Nashville, Star, Old Tom, O'Hush, Oregon, Oswego,.
Oneeta, Pilot No. 2, Palo Alto, Pacific, Pelican, Robert McDonald, Reville, Rio
Grand, Rambler No. 2, Rough and Ready, Return, Roscoe, Ringgold, Rowena,
Rockaway, Sun Beam, Schuylkill, St. Anthony, Shipper, Swan, S. B. Magnet,
Savannah, Trenton, Talisman, W. J. Kountz, W. W. Marlatt, W. P. Martin, Wells-
ville No. 2, Wellsvilie, Yankee, Umpire, Union.



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1848. — Alice, Alert No. 2, Alavia, Andrew Fulton, Atlanta, A. Mason,
Ariadne, American Eagle, Allegheny Clipper, American, Baltic, Brilliant, Bed-
ford, Brajos, Blue Wing, Chief Justice, Cumberland, Connecticut, Carrier,
Columbian, Com. Perry, Columbian No. 2, Charles Carroll, Dolphin, Dolphin
No. 2, Eureka, Euphrates, Farmer, Financier, Forest, Fort Pitt, Fashion, Gondo-
lier, Grand Turk, Green Wood, Geneva, Gen. Green, Gen. De Kalb, Hope No. 2,
Hail Columbia, Hudson No. 2, Isaac Newton, Ionia, I. S. Porter, Ivanhoe, Jacob
Poe, James Nelson, Josephine, John Carver, John 0. Adams, John B. Gordon,
Jack Ogle, Jacob Vaughan, Z. Taylor No. 2, Kit Carson, Lamartine, Lewis Wetzel
No. 2, Mona, Marshall, Northern Light, Nominee, Newton, Oriental, Paris, Pax.
tona, Palmetto, Penn, Planter, Peter Miller, Robert Wightman, Roxanna, Rebecca
-Shenandoah, Sam Miner, Sam Fowler, Sago, Tuscarora, W. Williams, Washing-
ton, W. A. Violet, Wave No. 2, Waggoner, Wave, Wyoming, Western World,
Virginia, Visitor, Venezuela, Vermont.

1849. — Andrew Miller, A. G. Mason, Anna, Amazonia, Ben West, Boston,
Charles W. Brown, Columbiana No. 2, Cinderella No. 2, Eclipse, Exchange, Em-
pire, Euphrates No. 2, Enterprise, Farmer, Fashion No. 2, Globe, Glaucus, Gen.
Garner, Grand Turk, Globe, Hope, Hamburg, H. Campbell, Hancock, Iron City,
I. L. McLean, John B. Gordon No. 2, Joe Vandergrift, James Milligan, James
Oormly, James Bayne, Keniesy, Kentucky, Lowell, Lydia Collins, May Flower,
Monsoon, Minnesota, Mary, Mary McKenney, Pittsburgh, Philip Dodderidge,
Olive, Osceola, Ohio, Ohio No. 2, Revielle, State, Shipper, San Francisco, St.
Francis, Samuel Milliken, Tennessee, Tempest, Wm. Phillips, W. J. Kountz, Wm.
Conly, Wm. Worth, Wymiton, West Newton, Virginia.

1850. — Freeman, Rawdon, Fashion No. 2, Grampers, Gossamer, Hungarian,
Hope No. 2, Hindoo, "Julia Dean, John McKee, Keystone State, Kate Fleming,
Luella, Motta Lincoln, Milton, Martin Hoffman, Magnolia, Messenger, Ferry
Boat, Navigation, New Boston, Pacific, Paul Anderson, Retrieve, Robert Rogers,
Republic, R. H. Lindsey, Rockaway No. 2, Sarrannack No, 2, Starr, S. F.Vinton,
Summit, Tempest, Thos. Scott, Umpire No. 2, Thos. Shriver, Union, Yough-
iogheny, Washington, Jefferson.

1851.-: — Ambassador, Aleonia, Black Diamond, Banner State, Ban Coursin,
Cashier, Cataract, Corn Planter, Colbert, Cumberland No. 2, Cornelia, Compro-
mise, C. Hays, Clara, Caspian, Elephant, Editor, Elk, Excel, Elvina, Express,
Franklin, Forest City, Falcon, Globe, Gov. Meigs, Gossamer, Georgia, Hindoo,
Heroine, Huron, Juniata No. 2, J. M. Harris, Jane Franklin, Justice, Kate, Lake
Erie No. 2, Malta, Mat Johnston, Redstone, Magnet, Milton, Ranger No. 2, Molly
Grath, Navigator, Obion, Regulator, Ruby,]Swamp Fox, R. M. Patton, Statesman,
Salem, Trenton, Stephen Bayard, Venture, Winchester.

1852. — Alabama, Arctic, America, Alliance, Active, B. B. Barker, Buckeye
Belle, Badger State, Ben Campbell, Bedford, Belle Quigley, Calm, Cleopatra,
City of Huntsville, Col. Bayard, Dan Convers, Envoy, Empress, Eagle, Equinox,
Fiinny Malone, Frank Keeling, Forest Rose, Fulton, Granite State, Gaudalupe,



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Golden State, Georgetown, Honduras, Helen Mar, H. T. Yeatman, J. Jinkins,
Justice, J. B. Gordon No. 2, John McKee, Jennie Deans, John Simonds, James
Watt, Juniata No. 2, Jefferson, St. Clair, John Strader, John McFadden, Key-
stone State, Keystone, Lunette, Luzerne, Loudon, Liberty No. 2, Lake Erie No.
2, Major Adrian, Monticello, Manchester, Persia, Paul Anderson, Raven, Prairie
City, Return, Statesman, Troy, Thos. P. Ray, U. S. Mail, York Stale.

1853. — Australia, Adelia, Alice, Alvin Adams, Alida, Altoona, Augusta,
Admiral, Argyle, Advance, A. Mason, Ben Bolt, Crystal Palace, Col. Morgan,
Cheviot, Caroline, Clara Dean, Cuba, Castle Garden, Eclipse of Texas, F. X.
Aubrey, Fanny Fern, Garden City, Golden State, Henrietta, Hurricane, John
Herron, James Lyon, Jean Webre, James Park, Look Out, Latrobe, Michigan,
Magnolia, Montauk, Mary L. Dougherty, Oakland, Oswichee, Quaker City, Ran-
ger No. 2, Tampa, Sam Snowden, Tornado, South Carolina, Time and Tide,
Tropic, Unicorn, Vienna, Young America, Yorktown.

1854. — Americus, Alexander Wilson, Alhambra, Alert, Allegheny, Aquilo,
Advance, Ben Franklin, Belle Golding, Belle of Pittsburgh, Billow, Brazil, Bay
City, Challenge, Convoy, Cherubusco, City of Knoxville, Conewago, Chicago,
Captain Luce, Ella, Edinburgh, Endeavor, Empire, Evansville, Empire City,
Delegate, D, Lynch, Gazelle, Forester, Fairfield, Fairy Queen, Gray Cloud,
Genoa, George Albree, Great Western, Grand Turk, Gen. Larimer, Hercules,
Hunter, Hero, Hornet, Hawk Eye, John Buck, J. Lazear, John Wolf, Jr., Illinois
Belle, Justice, Jeanette, Jack Ogle, J. H. Done, John C. Fremont, John S.
Pringle, Kate Cassel, Liberty No. 2. Lundy's Lane, Monongahela Belle, Minnesota
Belle, Mary Anne, Martha Anderson, Minerva, Nebraska, Orphan Boy, 0. R. Coe,
Ocean Wave, Philadelphia, Parthenia, Progress, Princeton, Prairie Rose, Rescue,
Rosalie, Ranchero, San Antonio, Sultan, South America, Sea Gull, Shi^giss,
Swallow, Two Brothers, Tigress, Tropic, W. A. Eaves, Wm. Rogers, Winifrede,
Wm. Bagaley, Zebra.

1855. — Alma, Alex. Wilson. A. G. Mason, Aunt Letty, Aquila, Atlantic, Alle-
gheny, Brothers, Brown Dick, Brilliant, Captain Hazlett, Charlie Farwell, Clifton,
Delegate, Defender, Eolian, Emma Graham, Emma, Eunice, Eliza, Freedom,
Fanny Harris, Fairy, Falls City, Flora Fashion, Fred Lorenz, Great West, Gipsy,
Grapeshot, Gold Hunter, Gibralter, Gen. Larimer, Henry Blake, Hays, Hornet,
Harriett, Henry Graff, Hetty, Home, Jennie Davis, Juniata No. 3, Jefferson, J^
B. Carson, Joe Torrence, J. Lowry No. 1, Kentucky Home, Lebanon, Lucy May,
Liberty No. 2, Laclede, Lewis Barnes, Laura, Monongahela, Morgan Mason, Mus-
catine, Mary Ann, Missouri, Mahala, May, Minerva, Merango, Messenger, North
Star, Paul Jones, Philadelphia, Progress, Prairie City, Princeton, Rochester,
Rosalie, Reliance, Red Fox, Rescue, R. P. Voorhis, R. F. Sass, St. Clair, Sun-
beam, Swallow, Silver Wave, Superb, Saucy Jack, Sam Young, Star of the
West, Soverign, Shenango, St. Lawrence, Tribune, Tigress, *Wm. Baird, Wm. H,
Denny, Wenona, W. J. Walter, Wm. Wallace, Yorktown.



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1856. — Alligator, Areola, Argonaut, Argo, Arkansas, Apleton Belle, Adriatic^
Boone, Belmont, B. I. Smith, Cambridge, Chas. Avery, Cabinet, Clara Hine, Capt^
Mark Sterling, Cremona, Commerce, Cora, Chevalier, Coal Hill, Chicago, Chas-
Avery, Dick Ev^ans, Dunleith, Denmark, Dick Gray, Energy, Era, Echnonia, Fire
Fly, Gen. Scott, Gray Eagle, Great Western, Grenada Belle, Gen. G. Washing-
ton, Gold Hunter, Grampus No. 2, Hunter, Hartford City, Hanibal, Hibernia,
Harmonia, Hiawatha, James Wood, John S. Pringle, James Wilson, Jennie Davis,.
J. M. Convers, James Park, James Raymond, Jos S. Conn, Island City, Jedd),
Iowa, Lake Champlain, Lacrosse, Lightfoot, Lizzie Bay, Lucy, Lake Erie No. 2,
Metropolis, Melnotte, Medora, Morning Star, Metropolitan, Moderator, Melrose,
Muscle, Marmer, Monongahela, Orphan Boy, Nathaniel Holmes, Prima Donna,
Pittsburgh Glass Trader, Rocket, R. F. Lass, Resolute, Red Wing, Stillwat r,
Samuel P. Hibberd, Sir Wm. Wallace, Storm, Sligo, Tom Jones, Tom Brierly,.
Thos. Scott, Talisman, Telegraph, Time, Variety, Virginia Belle, Vixen, W. I.
Maclay, W. B. Terry, W. M. Porter, Yankee Notions.

1857. — Atkinson, Anglo Saxon, Alps, Acacia Cottage, Advance, A. McCart-
ney, Brady, Aurora, Banner, Boon, Charley Bowen, Columbus, Celeste, Cremona,
Commodore Perry, City of Memphis, Chippewa, Council Bluff, Chippewa Falls,
Charlie Watson, Cheviot, Col. S. H, Judson, D. W. Martin, Dan Pollard, Dr.
Kane, Decalion, D. D. Dickey, Decota, Diamond, Daniel Bushnell, Dew Drop,
Dick Fulton, Eau Claire, Endor, E. K. Kane, Economy, E. M. Ryland, Era No. 2,
Eagle, Florence, Fred Loven, Francis, Fortune, Fame, Fulton City, Fort Wayne,
George Boyce, Goody Friends, Geo. C. Veach, G. H. Wilson, G. D. Bates, Glen-
wood, G. N. Abbey, Greensboro, Grey Fox, Hastings, Harmonia, Henry Clay^
Hazel Dell, J. W. Hailman, Isadore, Isaac Halford, J. Barnett, John Flack,
James Plunkett, Jennie Grey, Jennie Whipple, Judge McClure, Indian, J. L.
Hyatt, Key West, Lady Washington, Lady Elgin, Lizzie Lynch, Little Dorrit,
Lizzie Martin, Medora, Minnetonka, Mill Boy, Marmora, Mary Cook, Mist, North-
erner, Norway, Norwester, Niota Belle, New Cumberland, North River, Neptune,
Newcastle, Olean, Orb, Ocean Spray, Omaha City, Paul Jones, Peru, Poland,
Potomac, Quapaw, Rodolph, R. B. Miller, Rosalie, Robt. C. Yates, Roebuck,
Spread Eagle, Southerner, Star No. 2, St. Paul, Stillwater, Stephen Decatur,
Thomas Moore, Tom Jones, V. B. Horton, Watossa, Wyandott, Wild Pigeon, W.
S. Walker, W. Bartle, W. P. Reynolds. Wisconsin, White Rose, Wm. Rhodes,.
W. H. Brown, Wm. C. Robinson, Utah, J. W. Cook, S. Kennedy, Lake City, St.
Paul, D. Z Brickell, John N. Shank, G. C. Dunwell, Spray, Lewis S, L. Vander-
grift, Joha Edie, E. N. Tracey, Jeremiah Forse, D. T. Brown, I. Whistler, Arizo-
nia, Aurora.

From 1858 to 1875, inclusive, a period of eighteen years, there was constructed
in the vicinity of and enrolled in the district of Pittsburgh, six hundred and forty-
nine steamboats, wh(ise aggregate tonnage was one hundred and fifty-five thousand
two hundred and fifty-three tons, and whose value Avas twenty-one millions eight
hundred and eighty -six thousand and seventy-three dollars. In the same period



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there was constructed five hundred and eighteen barges, whose tonnage was one
hundred thousand eight hundred and eighty- three tons; also four hundred and
ninety-six keel and flat boats, having a tonnage of twenty-one thousand six hun-
dred and sixty-two tons, and twenty-six ferry boats, with a tonnage of twenty-six
hundred and eighty-one tons; being an aggregate tonnage construction of tv/o
hundred and eighty thousand four hundred and seventy-nine tons, having an ag-
gregate value of over twenty-two millions of dollars.

The following list gives the names, it is thought, of all the steamboats in that
period : their tonnage, as well as the other craft built, being given in the foregoing
paragraph :

1858. — Venango, Lake Erie No. 3, Sky Lark, Echo, Rowena, Pembinaw,
Canada, Decotah, Ida May, Silver Lake, Victoria, Keokuk, Panola, Cedar Rapids,
Jim Watson, C. Rogers, J. S. Cosgrave, Elmira, Diana, Fannie, A. G. Brown,
Robt. Watson, Flora Temple, Emma Bett, Eagle, Vulcan, Era No. 3.

1859. — Conestoga, Niagara, Sam. Clark, Allegheny Belle No. 4, Northener,
John Ray, Des Moines City, J. N. Kellogg, Coloma, Col. Gus. Linn, Post Boy,
Emma, Jacob Painter, Red Chief No. 2, Leon, Nile, South Bend, Undine, Uncle
Ike, Julia Roane, Indianola, Eva No. 4^ John C. Calhoun, Mimmei'lyn, Pine Bluff,
Two Kings, News Boy, Indian No. 2, Andy Fulton, Grey Eagle, Cotton Plant,
Laclaire, Lucy Gwin, Lioness, Mingo, Marisanna, Picayune No. 3, T. D. Horner,
St. Cloud, Izetta, Collier, Telegraph, Dunbar, Clara Poe, Belle Peoria, Persia,
Bellewood, Dan'l B. Miller, George Thompson, Southern Flora, Vigo, Lone Star,
David Lynch.

1860. — West Wind, Storm No. 2, Hawkeye State, Mohawk, Sucker State,
Porter Rhodes, Sanny Side, Diadem, Gen. Anderson, Science, Arago, Dolphin,
Porter, Alfred Robb, Webster, Maquota City, S. C. Baker, Chas. Miller, Alamo,
Gallatin, Rose Douglass, Sabine, Frontier City, Wild Cat, Mustang, Arab, May
Duke, Gazelle, Jackson, Cricket No. 2, Franklin, Time, Ad. Hine, Linden, Tale-
quah, Lily, Era No. 5, Key West No. 2, Judge Fletcher, Era No. 6, Uchee, Wm.
H. Young, Jonas Powell, Cornie, Liberty No. 3, La Salle, Arkansas, Emma Dun-
can, Matamoras, Commercial, 0. H. Ormsby, John F. Carr, Sampson, Dick Ful-
ton No. 2, Tycoon, '^ W. H. B ," V. P. Wilson, Isaac Hamraett, John T. McCombs,
Kenton, Sunshine, Robt. Fulton, Daniel Bushnell, James Hale, Robert Lee,
Westmoreland, Col. Stelle, Citizen.

1S61. — Silver Lake No. 2, Lexington, Continental, Bill Henderson, Florence
L lia, G. W Grabam, Igo, Emma Graham, Billy Hodgeson, Cottage, W. H. Dinnis
Eglantine, Warren Packard, Geo. W. Stone.

1862. — Lacon, Monterey, Petrel, Tiber, Estella, Monitor No. 2, Express
Market Boy, Parthenia, Navigation, Silver Lake No. 3, Uncle Sam, New York
R. H. Barnum, Glide, Grampus No. 2, Exchange, Laura Bell, Golden Era, Juliet,
Marmora No. 2, Saint Clair, Brilliant, Forest Rose, Romeo, New Era, B. C. Levi,
Monitor, Tigress No. 2, Volunteer^ Silver Cloud, Key West No. 3, White Rose,
Liberty No. 3, Coal BlutF, Ella Faber, Nellie Rogers, Tempest, Starlight, Orient,
8



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Cottage No. 2, Advance, Argonaut, Duchess, Emma No. 2, Shark, Whale, Mary
E. Forsyth, Eclipse, Dick Fulton.

1863. — Armada, Armenia, Nevada, Emperor, Argosy, Jennie Rogers, Schuy-
ler Majestic, Davenport, Lily Martin, Carrie Jacobs, James R. Gilmore, Fox,
Emma, City of Pekin, Sea Gull, Thistle, R. K. Duukerson, Camelia. Silver Lake
No. 4, Oil City, Echo No. 2, Glide, Princess, Mercury, Colossus, Calypso, Geneva,
Welcome, Albert Pearce, Norma, Bertha, James Rees, Gen. Grant, Vigilant?
Nightingale, Nyanza, Muscatine, America, Prairie State, Key West No. 4, Savanna,
"Sylph, Hettie Hartupee, Areola, Alice, Olive, Carrie, Tiger, J. T. Stockdale, Leal
Leoto, Capt. John Brickell, Charmer, Oil Exchange, General Irwin, Ida Reese,
Argosy No. 2, Silver Cloud No. 2, Natrona, Petrel No. 2, Bengal Tiger, Tom
Eees Leonidas, Julia, Paragon, Lion, Hawkeye No. 2, Rover, Adelaide, Hunter
No. 2 Urilda, Panther, Tom Farrow, Black Hawk, Advance No. 2, Leopard, Star,
N. J. Bigley, Darling, Kate Robinson, Wm. Barnhill.

1864. — Hercules, Jos. Pierce, Warmer, Echo No. 3, Silver Spray, Alpha,
Golden Eagle, Damsel, Benton, Brilliant, Little Giant, Little Whale, Hero, Trav-
eler Argos, Kate Kearney, M.S. Mepham, Ontario, Hyena, Montana, Bayard
Sewickley, Petrolia, Cherokee, John Taars, Diamond, Elizabeth, Louisville,
Roanoke, Evening Star, Financier, A. Jacobs, Maggie Hays, Kate B. Porter,
Alex. Chambers, Painter No. 2, Venture, Glide No, 3, Petrolia No. 2, Charlie
Chever, A. Foster, Columbia, Alice, Kate Putnam, Virginia Barton, Lotus, Nora,
Mist Guidon, Stella, Hawk, Storm No. 3, Katie, Pilgrim, Wananita, Anna
Onward, Arrow, W. F. Curtis, Gipsey, John S. Hall, Zephyr, Bob Connell, Vet-
eran, Little Alps, Rocket, Little Jim Rees, Allegheny, Centralia, Spray, Iron
City, Yorktown, Leclaire No. 2, Commonwealth, Jos. Fleming, Coal City, Star-
light, Picket, Tamaulipas, Champion, Alex. Speer, Argosy, A. J. Baker, Bee,
Laura No. 2, Hard Times, Coal Valley, Albion.

From 1864 to 1887, inclusive, the river traffic having suffered from the multi-
plication of railroads, the boat-building "industry decreased in its volume. There
were, however, the following steamboats built :

1865. — Armadillo, W. H. Osborn, Deer Lodge, Payette, Belle, Lark, Lorena,
Dart, Ajax, Parana, Amelia Poe, J. S. Neel, Greenback, Reindeer, Forest City,
Mink Nimrod, Pike, Gleaner, Emma Logan, Dictator, Samuel Roberts, Minnie,
Wild Duck, Fearless, Peerless, Imperial, Oil Valley, Julia No. 2, Tidioute, Key-
stone C. D. Fry, Neville, Antelope, Sybil, John Hanna, Kangaroo, Mary Davage
Ida Rees No. 2, Wild Boy, Annie Lovell, Messenger, Barnett, Fred Wilson, Grey
Eagle, Ella, Katie Timmen.

1866. — Luella, Glasgow, Rubicon, Winchester, Jas. L. Graham, Importer;
Emma No. 3, Ella, N. J. Bigley, Jim Wood, Wm. Osborn, Peter Balen, Dan Hine'
Talequah, Minnesota, Miner, Elkhorn, Nile, Blue Lodge, Gray Hound, Chieftain,
Pine Bluff, Arabian, Resolute, Elector, Rapidan, R. C. Gray, Lotus No. 2, S. M,
Crane, Fair Play, Fort Smith, W. A. Caldwell, Van Buren, Ezra Porter, Belle
Vernon, Quickstep, Rochester, Atlanta, Simpson Horner, Sam. Brown, Flicker,
Mary Ann, Grand Lake, Glendale, Dexter, Jim Brown, Exchange, Baltic.



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1867. — Elizabeth, Ida Stockdale, Elisha Bennett, Diamond, Great Republicj
Dubuque Boaz, Linton, Success, Active, James Gilmore, Clipper, City of Mc-
Oregor, Glenwood No. 2, J. N. McCullough, Rapidan No. 2, Abe Hays, J. F.
Dravo, Selma, Mary Alice, Reliable (Schooner).

1868. — Arkandosea, Undine, Peninah, Sallie, J. A. Blackmore, Andrew Ack-
ley. Mountain Boy, Park Painter, A. E. Pierpont, J. D. Johnson, Galatea, M.
Whitmore, Ft Gibson, W. M. Stone, Economist.

1869. — Mollie Ebert, Silver Bow, Carrie V. Kountz, Three Lights, Nick Wall
<lIolossal, Minneapolis, Flirt, Ironsides, Australia, Mountain Belle, Matamoras
No. 2, Lotus No 3, Jefferson, Baranquilla, Julia A. Rudolph, Batesville, Grand
Lake No. 2, Chas. H. DurflFee, Hornet No. 2, Lioness No. 2, Phoenix, Irwin, St.
Louis, Harry A. Jones, Fred Wilson No. 2, Tom Rees No. 2, Samson No. 2,

1870. — Ruth, Carrie V. Kountz, Arlington, City of Kvansville, Juniata, Far
West, Lake Superior Red Wing, Trader, Fontenelle. Granite State, R. J. Lock-
wood, Exchange, Carrie Converge, Tidal Wave, Mollie Moore, N. J. Bigley No. 2,
Oeorge Roberts, Thirteenth Era, Oil Valley No. 2, Samuel Clark, Joseph H. Big-
ley, Brill, John A. Wood, Wm. Cowan, Oceanus, Veteran No. 2, R. J. Grace,
Henry C. Yeager, J. Sharp McDonald.

1871. — May Lowery, John Bigley, Belle of Texas, Glencoe, Tom Dodsworth,
John Gilmore, D. T. Lane, E. H. Durfee, Denver, Esperanza, Nellie Peck, Lady
Lee, West Virginia, Katie P. Kountz, Baton Rouge Belle, Tom Lysle, James
Jackson, Charlie McDonald, Belle Rowland, Geneva, Cora Bell, Park Painter
No. 2, Storm, Jos. A. Stone, John Penney, J. S. Mercer, Robert Sample, San
Juan, Alice Brown, John F. Tolle, Abe McDonald, Ben Wood, N. M. Jones,
AthleUc.

1872. — Alex. Foster, Bill, Billy Collins, Charles Brown, Evan Williams, Emma
Graham, Exporter, Ella Layman, George Lysle, Grand Lake No. 2, George
Baker, Iron Mountain, J. 0. Keeper, John Dippold, T. A. Stone, Kate Dickson,
Key West, Lillie, Little Andy Fulton, Maggie Smith, Modoc, Murillo, My Choice,



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