Parkersburg, Wood County, Virginia

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    November 17, 1836 ~ Thursday Nov 17th Went to Covington Crossed the Ohio River into Cincinnati visited the city & saw Conway & Webster who informed me that Brother Asahel H Woodruff had located himself in Terrehaute Indiania & traiding in Books in company with Robert Smith. I Also saw the Dead & wounded carried from off the Steem Boat FLORA. 3 dead & 10 scalded by the bursting of her pipes Spent the night at Cincinnati ...
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    [upside-down text] & followed him & caught him in the River & cut his throut & broat him to shore passed big Sandy travled during the day & night to parkersburg at the mouth of the little penaugh [Kanawhah] River Distance of the day [in pencil] 162 = 17562 November 20, 1836 ~ Sunday 20th Sunday Travled from parkers burg f◊◊ri◊◊y 12 m from thence to Welsville During the day & night Capt. ^thomas^ Clark was in wheeling Virginia 187 miles ...