30 January 1769
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30 January 1769

Week Days Mo Days Winds Course's Distce Sail'd in Miles Latd in South Longd in W: form
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Saturday Monday 30 WBN & WNW. So 33° W. 76 60°..4' 74°..10'  

Fore part fresh gales and squally with Hail and rain remainder Moderate and Clowdy: at 6 AM loosed the 2nd reef out out the topsails and set topgt sails--   at 11 Longitude per three sets of Observations of the & 1st set 73° 38':15", 2nd 73°.25'..45", and 3rd 73°.. 19'..30"; the mean of the whole is 73°..27'..50" W. and 37' less then the Longitude by dead reckoning which is only 6 Leags in this Latd and therefore not worth taking notice of - Latd pr Obsern 60°..4' So

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