26th October 1878 – 30th day

“Up for a bath. Did not do much all day as I felt rather tired from last night’s exertions. In the afternoon I had a sleep in the hammock for 2 hours & was woke up by the men washing the deck down for Sunday. A few songs after tea and bed at 11. Only 83 degrees in the shade today

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

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