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His Life And Background In Cincinnati 1846 - 1850 by Raymond Walters

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In the Summer of 1848            113
diana, where he stopped to see Dr. Morgan of that place.
The captain of the Magnolia took the news to Dunning in Cincinnati, and the latter went down to Evans-ville for Morrison. They left Evans-ville on June 25 on the Atlantis and reached Louisville next day, where they stayed until June 30.
In the meantime Mrs. Foster had been notified of how sick Morrison was, and she went down to Cincin­nati. Morrison and Dunning left Lou­isville on the Ben Franklin on June 30, and arrived at Cincinnati next morning.4
The local newspapers supply reports of relevant happenings in Cincinnati during the eleven days Mrs. Foster and her sons were to­gether. From them we know that, upon the arrival of the boat on Saturday morning, July 1, Morrison was taken to the Broadway Hotel/ where Dunning had lived during his first year in the city.5 This hotel at Fourth and Broadway was only a half block away from the boarding house of Mrs. Jane Griffin, where presumably Mrs. Foster stayed with Dunning and Stephen.
* Under "Strangers in the City" in the Daily Chronicle of July 3, 1848, and under "Hotel Arrivals" in the Atlas of the same date it is recorded that "M. Foster, Pittsburgh" was registered at the Broadway Hotel.

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