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8 December 1768

Week Days Month Days Winds Course Dist. in Miles Latd in South Longd in West from
Bearing At Noon
Thursday 8 ENE NE NBE So 7 30' Wt — 85 24..17' 42.29'  

Fore and middle parts Moderate breezes and Clowdy, remainder little wind and Clear Weather - At 3 PM the Boat return'd from the Island hoiste'd her in and made sail - At 6 the Sugar Loaf at the west entrance of Rio de Janeiro - bore NE destant 7 Leagues - it lies from the City of Rio de Janeiro from which I take my departure SW 4 Miles —

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