Diary of Frances Louisa Bussell 18 September - 20 October 1832

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to have Mary's cot sharing in the same cabin as yours, but I mean to devote a whole chapter to useful hints for immigrants. Friday A return of sea sickness with its accompaniments of apathy and indolence It was too so intensely cold that we could scarcely exist upon the deck and the cabins & the cuddy were completely out of the question. Saturday A continuation of sickness & misery The porpoises begin now to follow our ship in shoals and it is pretty to watch them darting about and so happy whilst we are all such creatures of pity " Neither Lenox nor Bessie were very well and Emma was quite dis-abled fortunately I had rallied wonderfully and was able to settle all things [Page 7]