Posted by: Karlee A. Turner | May 9, 2014

May 9, 1860

Mary Brewster, WEDNESDAY MAY 9th [1849]: “Have had considerable anxiety the few last days on account of being near land and the weather thick and unpleasant. Passed through Perouse’s Strait today which brings us into the Ocoskt [Okhotsk] Sea. Spoke the Merrimack of N London. Capt. Destin came on board and stopped till late in the evening. The Sarah is also in company only a mile from us.   LAT. 45.45   LONG. 143.20.”

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Mary Lawrence, [Wed.] May 9 [1860]: “Saw a ship at a distance in the forenoon. The wind very moderate, making only 130 miles in twenty-four hours.”

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