By: ELIZABETH LEONARD, CAPTAIN OLIVER LANE Jr.
SHIP PROSPERO, BOSTON TO VALPARIASO, CHILI, CHILE, 1895
Seller ID: 0002426
On offer is a very interesting, original manuscript copy and transcription created in the late 1890s of the "Journal of Elizabeth Leonard" (wife of Captain Ezra Leonard) and the "Journal of a Voyage from Boston to Valparaiso, Chili in the Ship Prospero of Boston, Capt. Oliver Lane Jr." The 9 x 14 inch book was handwritten by Elizabeth Leonard who apparently wanted to preserve her family's maritime history and thusly she copied a journal that she had kept of a voyage in 1855 and also a journal of a voyage kept by Captain Oliver Lane from Boston to Chile in 1854. She also writes ... View More...