Monday, August 5, 2013
6 August 1859
6th. A beautiful morning with a cheerful breeze and from a favourable quarter making our sailing very agreeable. Passengers are now asking how long shall she be in making to the Cape and completing our journey. Many are becoming impatient to be there.
Booth, Thomas. Papers, 1857 - 1859. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2002/56.