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Title Journal of Charlotte (Coffin) Wyer
Reference MSS 145/Folder 2
Library Nantucket Historical Association
Collection Wyer Family Papers, 1792-1906
Date 16 Mar 1853 - 13 Jun 1853
Description Journal of a voyage from Boston to Valparaiso undertaken by Charlotte Wyer (1824-1905) and her daughter. It records their experiences on board and the ways in which the passengers passed the time. Much is made of the difficulties they encountered due to rough seas and hot climates.
Document Type Journal, Correspondence
Theme(s) Transport and Communication; Travel and Tourism; Trade and Commerce
Keywords seasickness, weather, storm, health, food, medicine, pastimes, passenger, reading, clothes, children, fish, sealife, climate, education, play, games, jewellery
Countries USA; Chile
Places Falkland Islands; Isla de Los Estados; Cape Horn
Ports Boston, USA; Valparaiso, Chile
Ships Young Hero
People Charlotte C Wyer; Samuel C Wyer; Captain Spavin
Copyright Nantucket Historical Association