Today in History
Treasure Salvor's Spanish Galleon in Key West bight C 1970. Monroe County Library Collection.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

1856: William Hackley recorded in his diary: Rose at 4 a.m. and walked on the beach, returned home and bathed. At 8 a.m., barometer 29.40, thermometer 84, wind south southwest 2, clouds 2. The Orissaba got in from Grey Town. She brings the news that Costa Ricans lost 1,500 men by cholera, which broke out shortly after the battle of Rivas and that they have retr...

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