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6 September 1769

Week Days &Ca Winds Courses Distce Sail'd Latd in South Longd in West [of Greenwich] Bearings &Ca Noon
Wed. 6 Westerly St 87°.30' W. 70 37°..49' 147..30  

Fresh gales and squally with rain,   At Noon saw a Bird which was all white except the tip of each wing   it was nearly as big as an Albetross. We saw two of these Birds in Latitude 19° before we ariv'd at Georges Island.

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