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The Journey

Introduction

John Hutchinson left Southampton on board the Tay, one of a fleet of steamers carrying mail and a few passengers to the United States via the West Indies.

Click on the links above to read his journal entries, or alternatively, click on the map below:

Map of John Hutchinson's journey Atlantic Corunna Christmas at sea West Indies Boston Niagara Falls Pittsburgh Kentucky Washington New Orleans