Information from below still continues to bring us fresh tidings of disasters experienced on the Ohio and Mississippi in consequences of the late earthquakes. - - Mr. Carter from this place writes, that his boat was sunk on the 23d Feb - - by great exertions, part of his cargo was saved, no lives were lost - - and that it was reported many other boats had been lost and many persons perished.

Steamboat Adventure
Made possible by the Rivers Institute and the
History Department of Hanover College.


How to cite this article:  “Earthquake,” Western Spy (Cincinnati, Ohio), 21 Mar. 1812, p. 3, available at