The page for Thursday, January 10th says:
Bishop McCabe inquired if I read his book on S.A. then added "Where is Esmereldas"? Asked my nationality - his Grand- father was Irish. Meridian taken at Noon Lat 31° 56' N Long 74° 35' W Run 273 Miles - perfect weather Lowered 2 boats from davits. Met Mr. & Mrs. Morrissey from Brooklyn N.Y owns drug store near Court House. On their way to San Francisco. Talked ledger office of Co. 52 Bway - gave my address Ask C. G. F. to take along to the Mines the 2 stowaways - "No" Invited to to play euchre by the Captain A Countess in it too - did not come off. Off Savannah, Ga. Sea a moving us a little. ONeill will write P. de O. later So will 2 others - R R people. (as always, you can click on the image to get a larger view)
Questions and comments:
- Esmereldas is a coastal city in Ecuador.
- I couldn’t find any information about the bishop’s book
- I found a NYT article dated 3-December 1891 titled “Druggist John Morrissey of Brooklyn is victim of thieves”