Friday, August 9, 2013

4 September 1859

4th. A very dull morning with a strong wind but not very cold. About one o'clock the surcharged (?) clouds sent a smart shower after which the wind died away and the sea became much smoother until about midnight when the wind spring up again and we sailed well most of the night.
Booth, Thomas. Papers, 1857 - 1859. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2002/56.

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