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Ship Pestongee [Pestonjee] Bomangee [Bomanjee], ex London to Sth Australia

Date: 27 May 1838 - 14 October 1838
Dimensions:
Overall: 255 mm, 0.1 kg
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Object Copyright: © Benjamin Riley Reed
Classification:Books and journals
Object Name: Diary
Object No: 00016993

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    Ship Pestongee Bomangee, ex. London to South Australia. Written by passenger Benjamin Riley Reed (1820-1876), between 27 May and 14 October, 1838, the text describes life aboard the ship. Amongst the descriptions of the weather and sickness, Reed describes a wedding between a passenger and seaman, the birth of his niece and the punishment of a husband after 'using his wife ill'.
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