These are historical diaries and journals from Asia. The original writers of these diaries and journals either lived in Asia or spent extensive time in Asia during the period in which the diary was written.

Diary of an 1852 Voyage from India to Boston

This is the 1852 diary of Minerva Sears who was born in 1819 and was in her early thirties at the time of writing. Minerva is accompanying her husband, Captain Joshua Sears, on a voyage from Boston to the Isle de France, then to Calcutta, and back to Boston. They […]