Friday, July 26, 2013

13 June 1859

Two stowaways were found; they had hid themselves in some corner of the ship, with a view of obtaining a free passage.
Our Voyage to New Zealand Per the Tornado (by a Glasgow Emigrant) Glasgow Herald December 19, 1859

June 13. Purser put up the following notice as to provisions, cooking etc. Monday. Preserved meat & pres. potatoes. Tuesday. Pork and pea soup. Etc.etc.etc

Campbell, Alexander. Letters and papers, 1859 - 1870. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 50.

13th. The morning is fine but the breeze is very light so we make slow progress. We saw the cape clear and sailed out of the Irish channel into the Bay of Biscay about 6.30. The wind came merrily and continued at a good rate.
Booth, Thomas. Papers, 1857 - 1859. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2002/56.

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