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Captain BOYTON's Advance
Swimming from Pittsburg to New Orleans

The Evansville Daily Courier

Evansville, Indiana

March 11, 1879

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Note: This was most likely Paul BOYTON. Click here to read a brief biography of this fascinating character, who gained fame by paddling the rivers in an inflatable rubberized suit..

Click here to read a great story about Capt. BOYTON on the Mississippi River in 1883, from Bob Hansen of the Burlington, Iowa Hawkeye.

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