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  • Page 338

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

    Excerpt:
    concerning our wreck and our mishion to England our names and dates &c. we left the Island at 3 oclok, & continued our Journey under a fair stiff breeze and a high wind in the night arived in sight of the Michelamackanack in the morning September 14, 1844 ~ Saturday 14th A cloudy still morning left Mishelomackanack 8 miles on on on our left passed many fishing for trout. We had a plesant time through the day and evening. September 15, 1844 ~ Sunday 15 ...
    Dates:
    September 14, 1844 September 15, 1844 September 16, 1844 September 18, 1844
  • Page 339

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

    Excerpt:
    And saw the fire in one cornor of the stern of the boat I run over the pile of coal and dashed my water into the fire which was not larger than a half bushel measure, at the same time a bucket of water flung by Capt Davis struck the fire and it was instantly extinguished; Their is nothing more terrible or alarming than the cry of fire on board of a ship or steem boat at Sea or on any water out of reach of Land, it is far more terrible than a ...
    Dates:
    September 18, 1844 September 19, 1844