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SALT PORK, SHIP’S BISCUIT, AND BURGOO: SEA PROVISIONS FOR COMMON SAILORS AND PIRATES, PART 1

19 October 2017

A painting of a typical East Indiaman from the 17th century by Isaac Sailmaker, c.1685. https://csphistorical.com/2016/01/24/salt-pork-ships-biscuit-and-burgoo-sea-provisions-for-common-sailors-and-pirates-part-1/?blogsub=spammed#subscribe-blog

British Museum Shot Pouch. Undated!

1 October 2017

 Museum number Am1991,09.4 Full: Front Rectangular flat pouch or bag, with strap, fingerwoven of wool. The flat bag is constructed from one or two pieces of red wool...

Historically Speaking Blog

1 October 2017

QOLVR member Aaron carrying all he needed for four days at Fort Ticonderoga. http://historicallyspeaking.driftingfocus.com/2012/06/07/five-ways-for-18th-century-reenactors-to-improve-their-camps/?subscribe=error#blog_subscription-3