The Meeting of Sky and Water

On the second day of the journey, the author drops a few clues about his identity. Sunday – June 26thWas awakened last night by a violent rocking & rolling of the vessel. Looked out & saw that there was considerable motion to the water. Mr. Scudder (another passenger) came to berth & said the windContinue reading “The Meeting of Sky and Water”

GH Robinson sets sail

And so it commences. GH Robinson’s first day at sea. Below is my transcription and my commentary on his entry from June 25, 1853. Journal of A Voyage to St. Pierre, 1853 Journal of the “Raven’d Salt Sea Shark”As I sailed, As I sailed! Saturday June 25th 53 At Sea. 7 P.M. To-day commences myContinue reading “GH Robinson sets sail”