Long Multi-Page Missive from Joshua Sears, While at Sea, to Minerva
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SubjectApology for forlorn writing; Lulu's fondness for going to Meeting; Blues; Reverence for the Sabbath; School for Lulu; Lulu's canary bird; Portraits of Lulu, Joseph and Louisa; Captain Ludlow; Bristol Channel; Thievery of a crewman's cloths; Coal; Home Papers; Amount of tax; Frank Homer; Isle of Medaria; Speed of the Wild Hunter; 19th voyage to India; Comfort and luxury of the Captain; Good wages; Mrs. Doane; Joseph's wages; Cook's debt; Mr. Handren's wages; Flooding water on the decks and cabin; Levi Howes
AbstractAnother long, multi-page missive from Joshua Sears to Minerva, written at sea; this also is on over-sized paper. Joshua's pagination is all messed up, and it has been re-arranged for this transcription. First in the sequence is his page 5, which is written on 10 August, 1858
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