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Cornelius B. Gold

Sunday, August 9, 1861

Oriental sailed at daylight. “Jim”, our queer, crack-brained (!) Shanghai-love-affair sailor, ran away last week. He is seen in “Choky”

Monday August 3, 1861

Finish my “Travels by land”. Mail letters home + return to Jabez [illegible]  in P.M. to resume my nautical port duties.

July 31, 1861

Get off in the Lighter man’s little canoe. Don’t know what else came to pass this day.