Posted by: Karlee A. Turner | July 30, 2014

July 30, 1849

Mary Brewster, MONDAY [JULY] 30th [1849]: “Thick weather till 10 AM cleared up pleasant. Whales have left and gone to parts unknown. Capt. Benjamin, Chapel, and Austin [Destin] passed the afternoon on board. At 10 spoke the Prudent Capt. Nash came on board and stopped till 12; has done finely, we are about as slim as anyone.

NOTE: During July 1849, while in the Bering Sea, Mary Brewster made daily journal entries through July 18th. After that, her entries were more sporadic. Mary did not make any journal entries for July 27, 29, 31, 1849.


Mary Lawrence’s husband’s ship, the Addison arrived at her homeport of New Bedford, MA at sunrise on June 14, 1860.


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