Saturday, 31 May 1862

Jourdain Steamer ―.

By 10 ― I got on board the French M.I. Steamer. A vast many passengers.

Major Webber Smith, cousin of G. Simeon.
Captn. Bolton
Captn. Ellis.
[Mrs.] Rhind.
Lieut. Jones ― R.E.
Lieut. Thompson R.A.
Ali Bey ― with heaps of suite.
Hekikyàn Bey & wife & sister.
Heaps of Levantines
Ditto French.
The 2 Polish princes Sangonski
their Doctor.
Mrs. Ives Wryght & daughter.
Babies ad infinitum.

The day was quite calm & fine & warm. Sicily in sight at sunset.

[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]

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