12 April 1769
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12 April 1769

Week Days Month Days Winds Course's Distce Sail'd in Miles Latd In South Longd in West from Greenwich Bearings at Noon
Wednesday 12 Varble West 18 17..38 148°..58' King Georges Island from South to WBN Distce 5 leagues

Variable light airs all these 24 hours and hot sultry weather-- At 5 PM King Georges Island extending from NWBW to SW Distant 6 or 7 Leagues-- and at 6 AM it bore from SSW to WBN being little wind and calm several of the Natives came off to us in their Canoes, but more to look at us than any thing else   we could not prevail with any of them to come on board - and some would not come near the ship —

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