Sarah Mulliken (1874-1955) remembered her neighbor Capt. Edmund Raynes (1811-1883) in 1943, writing that, “He wore in his waistcoat pocket a handsome gold watch presented to him by the English Government, in recognition of his bravery and skill in rescuing fifty persons from a sinking ship wrecked by an Indian Ocean typhoon.”

— The Museum of Old Newbury

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