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2 October 1769

Week Days &Ca Winds Course's Dist Saild Latd in South Longd in West [of Greenwich] Bearings &Ca at Noon
      Miles   ° ..  '   ° ..  '  
Mon. 2 WSW WSW NNW 35 37..10 172..54  

Little wind. At 3 PM houisted out a Boat to try the current but found none, saw several Grampusses. AM. had a Boat in the water, and Mr Banks shot an Albetross which measur'd 10 feet 8 Inches from the tip of one wing to the other; he likewise shot two Birds that were very much like ducks ^ excepting their head^s and bills their Plumage were dark brown; we first saw of these Birds in the Latd of 48° St after our first coming into those Seas —


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