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31 March 1769

Week D.s Month Days Winds Courses Dist: Sail'd in Miles Lat. In South Longd in West from Greenw:h Bearings at Noon
Friday 31 South N 75°..45' Wt 111 19°..7' 131°..21'  

A Steady breeze and fine pleasent weather-   AM took several Observations of the Sun and Moon, the mean result of them came within 8 Miles of yesterday's Obserns computed both by Mr Green and my self, and yet I cannot think so great an error can have been commited in the Ships run in so short a time as these observations seem to point out and therefore I shall stik abide by the Longitude given by the Log, unless from subcequent Observations this error should be found to be just —



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