3 August 1769
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3 August 1769

Thursday 3rd Winds from ESE to NE Very hot weather. This after noon I went ashore to look for a place to get Stones for Ballast and a watering place, both of which I found very convenient and in the morning sent an Officer a shore to superintend the get^ting off Ballast and water and I went in the Pinnace to the Eastward ^Northward to survey that part of the Island, accompined by Mr Banks and Dr Solander, while the Carpenters were Employd on board stoping the leakes of the Powder-room and fore sail room and this was a nother reason why I put in here as these things could not have been done at Sea —

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