His ship was the Minnetonka, and there were some little folks aboard to be adopted as grandchildren.
In '54 my father built the first furniture factory at Minnetonka Mills.
Under his advice I was taken to Minnetonka and kept in a cold room, and I got well.
We camped there, cooked our breakfast, and came on out to Maxwell's bay at Minnetonka.
The Minnetonka was the last of the four passenger ships of the line, aggregating 55,099 gross tons, to remain afloat.
Possibly the Minnetonka never had sailed and never would sail from Tilbury.
Who could have guessed that some ten days before she had landed heart-broken and ruined at Tilbury from the Minnetonka?
When this particular party reached Minnetonka, the Big Lake, they found the hunting excellent.
After the customary smoke, they all disappeared in the woods on the north shore of Minnetonka.
On July 5th, in a fog, the Minnetonka collided with the bark Sterling, and narrowly escaped sinking her.