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Collection Index:LE MESURIER, Sarah Anne, Diary, 1836-1843
Collection Name:Le Mesurier, Sarah Anne, Diary
A26 Le Mesurier, Sarah Anne, Diary 
  
 Copyright 2014, Historical Papers Research Archive, The Library, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa 
  
  
 1 bound holograph, 83 pages 
  
 Sarah Anne Le Mesurier was the widow of James Morley and wife of Augustus Smith Le Mesurier, who was Captain in the Bombay Native Infantry. She died on the 24 April 1844 of cholera in Colaba, India. 
  
  
Diary, 19 April 1836 - 26 May 1843        
 In her diary she describes social activities in India and at the Cape of Good Hope. 44 pages relate to the Cape, where she was married on 19 April 1836, and where she and her husband stayed for two periods from 22 April to the 22 September 1836 and again from 9 February 1839 to the 17 September 1840. 
  
Transcript of the Diary, 2015        
 A transcript of the Diary was provided by Susan Saloom from Connecticut, USA in 2015. Sarah Anne LeMesurier was her 3rd Great Grand Aunt. 
 There are gaps in the transcript, as the handwriting proved challenging, particularly in relation to names and geographical places.