29 January 1769
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29 January 1769

Week Days Mo Days Winds Course's Distce Sail'd in Miles Latd in South Longd in W: from
Bearings &Ca Noon
Sunday 29 Wt Northerly S.W. 79 - 59..0 72° 48  

First and latter parts fresh gales and squally with flying showers of rain and Hail.   the Middle Strong gales with heavy Squalls and showers of rain.   at 8 PM took the 2nd reef in the topsails —  at 6 AM Close reef'd the Fore topsail and took in the Mizen topsail, and at 10 set it again and loosed the reef out of the ^ fore top sail —

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