Mary Brewster, MONDAY [Feb.] 14th : “The weather the same with light trades and sea quite smooth. Saw a sail this forenoon, one this afternoon bound to the south. The ship has been painted inside and looks quite green and much better. All are busy and happy with the anticipation of reaching home in a few weeks. LAT. 15.55 LONG. 52.42.”
Mary Lawrence, [Mon.] FEBRUARY 14 : “Spanish boat came down today. Brought figs and cheese, but no beef. We bought four sacks of figs, some which were very nice.”
Eliza Williams did not make a journal entry for this date in 1861.