Posted by: Karlee A. Turner | December 10, 2013

10th December 1848

Remaining 1848 journal entries of Mary Brewster will be posted for December 19, 22, 24-25; 27-31.

On SUNDAY, [Dec.] 10th, 1848, Mary Brewster wrote: “Fresh gales with hard squalls both night and day, which with the hard rolling of the ship gives me little rest. I am weary and tired of such rough weather. During the day I read and sew and try to amuse myself which is hard work. Ends dreadful rugged —“

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Mary Lawrence’s did not make any entries from November 2 through December 1She did not make another journal entry until the Addison left the port of Honolulu on December 2, 1859 for the final voyage toward home.

Mary Lawrence’s next journal entry will be posted on December 20. For the remaining month of December, there are only seven additional entries; Dec. 23-28; and December 31, 1859.

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Eliza Williams, her husband and their two children, aboard the Florida anchored safely in San Francisco Bay on the afternoon of October 26, 1861; ending a three-year whaling voyage.


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