16-Page Diary Written by Joshua Sears, Aboard the Wild Hunter. to his Wife, Minerva
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SubjectArrival in London and Falmouth; Personal misery; Desire to see wife, Minerva; Akyab; Captain Winsor; Mrs. Coles; The Ship Monarch; Boat sailing; Tom; Edwin; Possibility of Minerva accompanying her husband at sea; Possibility of meeting in Europe; Nervousness; Calm weather; New railing; Singapore hard wood; New french bedstead; Clothes room; Boys; Navigation; The Time; Improvements in seamanship; Changes in the neighborhood; Uncle Moody's Song; Nathan Black; Clamming business; Lulu; Brother, David; David's health; Brother Heman's children; Mr. Tappan; Boarding establishment in Calcutta; Captain Wheeler; John Linzee; Mrs. Haggart; Marriage of Mr. Linzee; Great calm; Mr. Handren; Trade winds; Condition and speed of the Wild Hunter; Cats aboard the ship; Puppy; Painted portrait of Lulu; Captain Horton; The Soo Choo; Phrenology; Joseph; Captain Hall of the Ship Abby Langdon; Captain Goss; Emmons people; Agua Bay; Mr. Scott; Problems with the tank; Strain of the cargo; Old horse, Jenny; Different course; Cape of Good Hope; Sailing condition of the ship; Heman S. Kelly; Aptitude of the ship's boys; Olive; Failures in the United States; Messrs Bush & Wildes; Money matters and wages; Sabbath; St. Helena; Trees; Course to England; Turning Lathe; Carpentry; Rigging, Ratling and tarring; Rotten beef; Pigs; Sunday dinners; Belaying pins; Sickness among the crew; Cholic sickness of the Steward; Canary bird; Ezra Freeman; Josey; Sailmaker, sick with Consumption; Cleaning of the ship; Slow speed of the Wild Hunter; Poor business; The Ship, Star of Hope, from New York; List of passengers for Europe; The Ship Visingia, mastered by Sears in New Orleans; Arrival to Falmouth; Extreme homesickness; Letters from Minerva; Account of Lulu; Richard; Isaac W. White; Prince S. Crowell; Crewmen leaving for home; Prime condition of the Wild Hunter; The Titan; John Dillingham; Planned voyage to India or Australia; The Archer; Captain and Mrs Osgood; The Charmer; Wages; Lending money to David; Horse for Minerva; Orders
16-page diary written by Joshua Sears, while at sea, to his wife, Minerva; it covers the time March through June, 1858. It is written on lined paper and is very neatly written
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