The arrangements of her decks are like those of the general run of clippers, and consist of a topgallant forecastle, a house abaft the foremast for the crew, galley, &c., and a trunk cabin built into a half poop deck.
She has a spacious cabin, elegantly wainscotted with mahogany, satin and rose-wood, embellished with gilding, and it is tastefully furnished. Its staterooms are large, and are well lighted and ventilated, and contain the best of accommodations for passengers. Before the cabin is a large ant-room, which contains the pantry and state-rooms for the officers, and has an entrance which leads to the quarter deck. In the after cabin there is a staircase, which leads to the poop, and among other useful apartments, is a fine bath-room.
The ship, herself. has a superior white oak frame, and is ceiled, planked and kneed in the most substantial style -- is square fastened throughout, and liberally found in all her outfits.
Her fore and mainmasts are built, and her mizzenmast is of a single spar. Her lower masts, commencing with the fore, are:-- 80, 85, and 77 feet long, and the topmasts, 46, 48, and 36 feet; the lower yards, 71, 78, and 57 feet square, and the topsail yards, 57, 61, and 44 feet; the bowsprit is 20 feet outboard, and the jibboom is divided at 16 and 14 feet for the two jibs, and the other spars in proportion. She has Russia hemp, rigging, and appears well fitted aloft and able to bear her canvass nobly.
She has been built at Chelsea by Mr. Taylor, and is owned by Messrs. Wm. Appleton & Co. Capt. Dewhurst, an experienced and energetic sailor, commands her. She is now lying at the end of Lewis Wharf and in s few days will sail for New Orleans. We regret that we could not obtain the details of her fastening and construction, for, as far as we could see, she appears as strong and well built as any vessel of her class belonging to Boston.
Transcribed by Lars Bruzelius
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