Halifax, Nova Scotia, British North America

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  • Page 78

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    gallant sail about 100 feet from the upper deck which was the top of the rope ladders I could go no higher without climing a single bear rope so I retu- rned to the deck I found it required some presens of mind & caution to go up & down the riging of a ship as she was waving in the air we had a calm night May 11, 1841 ~ Tuesday 11th A strong west head wind but warm we sail 9 not an hour to the North we passed ...
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    May 11, 1841 May 12, 1841 May 13, 1841 May 14, 1841 May 15, 1841 May 16, 1841
  • Page 46

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    January 3, 1840 ~ Friday Jany 3rd A good day fair sailing & good breeze We were in full view of two sail one fore & the other aft of us We soon overtook the one before us & spoke to her & found her to be a British Brigg Sailed from Halifax & bound for Liverpool & 20 days at sea her Long was 33.30 she raised British colors. The Oxford raised american Colors & her Long was 34.40. ...
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    January 3, 1840 January 4, 1840 January 5, 1840 January 6, 1840 January 7, 1840