Posted by: Karlee A. Turner | December 20, 2012

December 20 [1847 and 1860]

Mary Brewster, MONDAY [Dec.] 20th [1847]: “Fresh winds from WSW to SW wit good weather. Saw a barque this afternoon to windward shewing Portuguese colors [flying Portuguese flag], bound Southward. Saw a school of finbacks and porpoise was caught. So ends this day.   LAT. 44.24   LONG. 54 degrees 21 m[inutes].”

Mary Lawrence did not make any journal entries from Dec. 1 – 24, 1858.

Eliza Williams, [Fri.] December 20th [1860]: “The Ship Ontario, Capt. Foster, has come in and anchored. There are now 12 of us. Most every day one or more passes or comes in.”

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