Log Book or Journal - Haselden - Harden; 19-93


Log Book or Journal - Haselden - Harden

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Log Book or Journal.
Author: Mary Sabin Halseden

An original, hand written journal, that Mary wrote of her journey from Gravesend, England to Auckland, New Zealand on the ship Mermaid. 18th July 1860 - 22nd November 1860. The journal also includes some entries during the following two years.
The log book is in very good condition considering age.

Mary married George Harden in 1863 and they lived at Te Arai.

Also included is an A3 size bound copy of the Log Book or Journal , and a copy of the story
'A Christmas Holiday - 1862 or A Chapter of Accidents' by Durate.
This is a true story Mary wrote about her journey home to Te Arai for Christmas 1862. The cutter couldn't enter Mangawhai Harbour and dropped her party at Whangarei Heads, from there they walked to Te Arai. She changed names of places and people.
The author Durate is Mary Sabin Haselden.

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