Record cotton delivered to Memphis Oct 19 1886

The Memphis Commercial Appeal Mid-South Memories section reported that on

October 20, 1886  the following:  “More cotton was received in Memphis yesterday

than any other city in the country, New Orleans and New York not excepted.  The

CHICKASAW (Lee Line) alone brought in 1,357 bales in addition to those on other

steamboats, the trains and wagons.”

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