Record Haul

April 2, 1881

The Henry Frank today is the Leviathan cotton carrier. Last week she went to New Orleans with 9226 bales. It was piled 13 tiers high and she drew 10 feet of water. This is 582 bales more than was carried by the iron steamer Choteau last year. Besides the cotton, the Frank carried 1224 sacks of cane, 11243 sacks of cottonseed, 705 sacks of corn and 500 sacks of meal.