Posted by: Karlee A. Turner | June 4, 2013

4th June 1861

Eliza Williams made sporadic journal entries during June 1861. She made the following entry for [Thurs.] June 4th [1861]: “It has been foggy all the fore part of the day. It cleared up about noon. They had to cut from the Whale, and came aboard last night about 9 O’clock. Have seen no Whales today except Finbacks.”

Mary Lawrence, did not make a journal entry for this date in 1859.

Mary Brewster’s journal for her voyage from 1845 – 1848 ended on March 8, 1848 when the Tiger arrived home (Stonington, CT). Mary and her husband, Samuel did not return to sea for their last voyage until June 1848. However, Mary’s journal-writing did not resume until July 13, 1848. Therefore, Mary Brewster’s entries will resume on this blog starting July 13, 2013.


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