Journal of a 6 year old's 3-year whaling ship voyage in 1868


In October, 1868, 6-year-old Laura Jernegan and her family set sail on a three-year whaling voyage. Laura kept a journal of the voyage, which has now been scanned and posted. It's sweet and sad and lovely.

Laura Jernegan: Girl on a Whaleship (via IZ Reloaded)