Karlee A. Turner

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28th July 1849

Mary Brewster, SATURDAY [JULY] 28th [1849]: “Another week gone — and I suppose we shall have to leave in a month — no full ship this season, it is too late and out mates are not smart enough. They have been whaling all day and tonight 9 whales were close tot…

July 26, 1849

Mary Brewster, THURSDAY JULY 26th [1849]: “The last few days have been at anchor — got the oil stowed down and yesterday spent a great part of the day in fixing the windlass — Up with anchor and stood in shore. Snow nearly all gone the last week and I could…

23rd July 1849

Mary Brewster, MONDAY [July] 23rd [1849]: “A splendid day so smooth, scarcely a ripple on the sea — and a constant noise whale blowing close to the ship; walruses tumbling and spouting, and I have been quite amused with a queer-looking thing. I would think it was a sea dog —…

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