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with a few such alterations and omissions as were necessary in a private correspondence; and although the work would derive more credit from the author's own name, than from anything which I can say, yet as she declines prefixing it, I feel much pleasure in making this statement by way of introduction to the public.
WILLIAM H. PRESCOTT.
Boston, December 20, 1842.
I dhiti Tration
LETTER THE FIRST.
Departure of the “Norma” — Last look of New York Bay
- Fellow passengers — Contrary winds — Deceitful ap-
- Sun-set in southern latitudes - Seas pas-
LETTER THE SECOND.
Havana aristocracy - Lucia de Lammermoor — La Rossi
and Montresor — Brig of war - Countess de V -
LETTER THE THIRD.
Departure in the Jason - Spanish Captain and Officers –
Life on board a Man of War - " Balances” – Fishing