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9 October 1768

Week Days Month Days Winds Course Dist.ce in
Miles
Latitude in Longd in West from
Greenwich
Bearings at Noon
Sunday 9 ESE S 16° W. 29 7° 58' 22° 13 Do N 2° 40' Distt 161 Leags

Light airs and fine clear weather, found the Variation by a great number of Azimuths made this afternoon to be 8° 21' 30" W and by the Morning Apd 7° 48'. At Noon try'd the current, and found it set NNW3/4 W 11/8 Mile pr hour. The shifting of the current was confirmed by the observed Latitude.


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