Pittsburgh (PA) Gazette
March 16, 1830
page 3

NOTE: The item below was abbreviated from a much lengthier article as noted by the ellipsis.


From the Cincinnati Commercial Daily Advisor–We have seen and conversed with a passenger who arrived here on the Cavalier, who was on board the Helen M'Gregor when she blew up at Memphis. He relates that the boat was just putting off when the accident happened. There were 410 passengers on board. An account of the disaster was published at Memphis which gave the number of killed and wounded at 43, but our informant states that there were 18 others within his own certain knowledge, that were more or less injured.

Since the foregoing was put in type, we have received the Memphis Advocate of the 26th ult. Containing a list of the killed and wounded.

Killed. William Stockwell, Salem, Indiana; Delany, a free black; one white man, name unknown; William Ewing, Clark Co., Indiana; J. Reaves, Harrison Co., Indiana...

Badly Wounded. J. Swan, Lawrence Co., Ind...

Slightly Wounded. John Coons, Clark Co., Ind., Thomas Bank, Lawrence C., Ind...

Typed and donated by Randi Richardson.