Posted by: Karlee A. Turner | October 22, 2013

October 22 [1848 and 1859]

Mary Brewster, SUNDAY [Oct.] 22nd [1848]: “Fresh breezes from NE and cloudy. Saw a ship this morning over 5 miles astern. At 12, passed us, took her to be a merchant ship. At dark she was nearly out of sight.   LAT. 27.8   LONG. 54.15.”

Mary Lawrence, [Sat.] OCTOBER 22 [1859]: “Pleasant as yesterday with a nice breeze. All hands been variously employed. I stood at my ironing table nearly all day doing up skirts, dresses, shirts, spencers, collars, drawers, etc., etc. They helped John Adams on deck after dinner to bask in the sunshine for a little while. He seemed to enjoy it very much and thought he felt better for it. Took Susie on deck again.”

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

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