Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Ship's Slate ~ 26-30 Oct 1872

26 Oct 1872 ~ Sarah & Sophia Briggs leave Marion for Fall River. 

27 Oct 1872 ~ On Sunday they arrive at the Fall River Line's North River Pier where they are met by Captain Briggs who conveys them and their baggage across town to the Mary Celeste which is lying at Pier 50 East River. In a letter to her son Arthur on 27 October 1872 Sarah writes, "After awhile, Mother was playing on the melodeon, and she (Sophy) wanted Sarah Jane, her doll, to play too."

30 Oct 1872 ~ The Mary Celeste reports at Pier 50. The Dei Gratia reports at Erie Basin.

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