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Muskingum River (Ohio)

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Muskingum River flood letter, May 2, 1860

 File — Box 2, Folder: 16
Identifier: C-Misc 74
Scope and Contents Includes one holograph letter written by C.H. [Caton?] in Dresdon, OH to "friend Dora," dated May 2, 1860. The letter describes the flooding of the Muskingum River, and its effect on the town. Water levels rose two feet, bridges were washed away, and the canal and railroad were destroyed.