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October 13, 2012

Inside the journal of a 19th century sea captain's wife

Inside the journal of a 19th-century seaman's wife

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The project to transcribe and annotate Bray’s words is a work in progress. Museum officials, for instance, are seeking pictures of the Brays and the Volant.

More of Bray’s dispatches are added each week, and they may be viewed at www.elizabethbraytravels.wordpress.com.

Mroz said that maritime museum officials hope that the project can be completed by March 2013, which is Women in Maritime History Month at the institution. Officials are also considering publishing a hard copy of the text for members and history lovers.

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