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ANOTHEB MAIL FROM MISS EYE. 261
— The , Following Letter Was Written Pri...
all for was the innocent shadows . enoug We h had it is much true , trouble and in with nine quarrels court cases shi out ps and of on divers ten board the fits shi girls p of ;
jealousy eye came it to interfered ; my but confessional thoug amazing h we looked ly concerning with at the these order sundry proceedings and management with a of very the lenient ship ,
and Of , in cours the sequ e thoug el nearl h we y were led to amused serious with consequences the different . courtships , it would themand therefore did all
in never our have power done to for keep us officers to hours have , and encouraged preserve engaged propriety , this ; we onerous there was dut plenty fell on of
the trop opposition captain ics ) all , , and g and The irls the M were good . S . R to irls . be One obeyed being off rule the always this was main , rule that dedk without at where eig , ht o the ' clock trouble sailors ( except — and but y In sing there the le
men It was of the would a were small first . have body defiance saved of bad of us g authority girls many who a defied weary but the the hour captain doctor if an , went examp the any captain on le had and , and been on and myself made on .
just being as provoked we were going and angry to prayers every , , day he the turned , until hand , at and cuffs last having one beautiful produced ordered , calm three and ni they g g irls ht ,
without success off the main deck , -were , were I was marched in off own to cabin solitary while confinement this occurred . , and the birds were caught and
motion caged by the my then time for I got on deck I returned . The steerage to own being room in too and great was greatl a com y -
with alarmed the just at mate the made sudden prayers for entrance the , fire of -arms the stewards and began my a few loading minutes , both later pistols , as they and
guns dreaming . I set of to mutiny work — to and fill by the some lamps mischance , —for we ( it were always all in happens darkness so , , you not this Brown
know and Miss ) there were no lig down hts that the nig former ht . At begging juncture me to sav poor e her Mrs husband .
Joyce came , , for it on appears to the no sooner in a bod had and the demanded girls been their locked liberation in than ; the of men course came the poop y
up captain called ordered for and them force below threatened , , and on their as soon refusing as gunpowder to obey orders was _, smelt guns , were and in short ; time the captain below to
however comfort , us the . He men had retired scarcel , y been a with us a quarter of an hour came before the steward came down to say * that the men were once more for _' ard _^ and
wanted istols were the had captain out . I a think second thi time s frig and ht was one worse unfortunatel than the y going first , off for , was the p construed into the first fireand commencement , of the battle .
and ask The for retired mate names . fortunatel Oh ; this how , with y like had the , rat presence p s istols in a , hole had of mind we its _desired felt enoug that effect h ni to ght , call and , and for all how a slunk lig wearil ht back and y
rolled the this hours about memorable passed till , day , as tenth break with of ! hot December On cheeks the and whole did parche good , however d but mouths it , this shook we terrible sat me or for rather work some
time on irits , as I think you will I had readil some y imag reasonable ine ; and cause our for cargo fear , . being For . chiefl a long y time wine after and sp
that firearms eventful , are kept nig ) ht looked every murderous person who fancied , and went no he into man had the came stolen chief out saloon of istol the ( where steward Bthe the ' s
cabin with a bottle of beerbut I ; a p . y following Sunday I had worked , myself up to read such a to pitch have of excitement with , th the at
men I sent if word they would by one allow of the it . girls To that my astonishment I was y and semi prayers -delight , the answer was returned u Miss Rye may come if she likes . " I took them at their
word seen me , and in at the eig midst ht , o ' cl ock some , _wrapped sixty men in my , a old group red as cloak astonished , vou mi at ght my have prethe and "there
sence as I was to be there . I fancy all crew passengers were
Anotheb Mail From Miss Eye. 261
ANOTHEB MAIL FROM MISS EYE . 261
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), June 1, 1863, page 261, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01061863/page/45/