30th October 1878 – 34th day

Stofully hot again. 87 in the shade so we have not been moving about much today. Went to sleep from 12.45 to 4 on top of our house as this is the coolest part of the ship between the boats. Headache all day. Bed at 11.”

Extract from A.Whelen’s Australia travel diary aboard the Hesperides sailing from England in 1878

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