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4 January 1769

Week Days Month Days Winds Courses Distce Saild in Miles Latd in South Longd in West from
Bearing At Noon
Wednesday 4 WNW to SWBS So 30° E 76 48°..28' 60°..51'  

First part Gentle breezes and clear latter fresh gales with heavy squalls of wind and rain which brought us under our courses and Main Topsail close reef'd - Soon after noon saw the appearence of land to the Eastward, and being in the Latd of Peypes Island as its laid down in some Charts, immagined it might be it. bore down to be certain, and at 1/2 past 2 PM discovered our mistake, and hauld the wind again_ at 6 Sounded, and had 72 fathom black sand and Mud. Variation 19° 45'Et

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