Esther Fisher Benson shares the story of the Smith children's journey from New Jersey to Newport in this article, which was originally published in January of 1962 in The Green Light, bulletin of the Point Association of Newport, Rhode Island, and is included here with the permission of that organization.
Benson, Esther Fisher
"A Trip on the Fall River Boat,"
Newport History: Vol. 62:
216, Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.salve.edu/newporthistory/vol62/iss216/5