The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 39, July 1935 - April, 1936 Page: 134
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134 Southwestern Historical Quarterly
this case--and no doubt in others-was attributable to the un-
seaworthiness of the vessel, which was a hastily renovated block-
ade runner equipped with so many decks as to be top-heavy.28
But disasters on the voyages, whether to Mexico, Central America,
or Brazil, were the exception rather than the rule. The emigrants
soon discovered that it was the part of economy and wisdom to
take passage on good vessels of the regular lines.
26New Orleans Times, January 24, 1867, April 8 and 26, 1868.
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