Posted by: Karlee A. Turner | October 17, 2013

17th October [1848 and 1859]

Mary Brewster, TUESDAY [Oct.] 17th [1848]: “Rough weather, cloudy and cool wind from SW. Last [part of the day] passed calm with a heavy cross sea. The ship in sight. Ends with a moderate breeze from the West.   LAT. 37.9   LONG. 44.5”

Mary Lawrence, [Mon.] OCTOBER 17 [1859]: “A strong breeze through the night; everything alive with motion so that it was impossible to sleep. The gale continued until about 4 P.M., when it moderated. Before dark made more sail.”

Eliza Williams did not make any entries between October 14 -25,1861.


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