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Identifier: roundcapehornvoy00lams
Title: Round Cape Horn : voyage of the passenger-ship James W. Paige, from Maine to California in the year 1852
Year: 1878 (1870s)
Authors: Lamson, J. (Joseph)
Subjects: Lamson, J. (Joseph) James W. Paige (Ship) Voyages to the Pacific coast Voyages and travels
Publisher: Bangor : O.F. & W.H. Knowles
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation


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r this theft seems to have been, that a caskof raisins had been previously opened for the use of theoccupants of the ladies cabin, and it was thought thatjustice required a more equal distribution of them amongthe whole ships company. There has been gross negligence in the care of the shipsstores, and great waste and loss of many articles of pro-visions, which should have been used. A few days sincean examination was ordered, and three casks of decayedpotatoes, that had been shipped at Frankfort, were dis-covered and thrown overboard. Many messes, whichhave been cooked up for the passengers in the course ofthe voyage, and which they could not eat, however hungrythey may have been, have been disposed of in the samemanner. How many pans of the richest sort of scouse 98 ROUND CAPE HORN. the birds and the fishes are indebted to the bark JamesW. Paige for, it is impossible to tell. Much of the oilhas been carelessly wasted, and many a long evening hasbeen passed in the dark for want of it.

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CHAPTER XI. An Arbitrary Prohibition — Card Playing and Checker Playing — Dancing —Treachery of Mr. Johnson — Some Passengers — A Comical Character, and aPugnacious Character — A Beautiful Bird — Closing the Hatches — A Questionof Jurisdiction — The Hatches Re-opened —A Sudden Transfonnation — Neg-lected Duties of the Chaplain —His Influence with the Captain. MHA.VE spoken of the amusement the passengers havehad in makmg wooden trinkets from the wood takenon board at Talcahuana. The captain and first matehave been made the recipients of many of these toys; butto-day they have issued an order prohibiting any furthermanufacture of them. The passengers all remonstratedagainst the arbitrary order, but were obliged to submit;for the captain has control of the wood. One of the principal sources of amusement during thevoyage has been card playing. It has helped many, whohad no other occupation or source of amusement, to passtheir time pleasantly; and to others it has


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