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19 February 1770

Monday 19th PM had a moderate breeze at NNW and North untill 8 oClock, when it fell little wind and was very unsettled untill 10 at which time it fixed at South and freshend in such a manner that before the morning it brought us under our close reef'd topsails. At 8 AM having run 28 Leags upon a WBN1/2N Course and ^now judgeing our selves to be to the westward of the Land of Tovy-poenammu, we bore away NW with a fresh gale at South.  At 10 oClock, having run 11 Miles upon this Course, we saw land extending from the SW to the NW at the distance of a bout 10 Leagues from us which we hauled up for. At Noon our Latitude by Observation was 44°..38', the South ^East point of the Island Banks Isld bore N 59°..30' East Distant 30 Leags and the Main body of the land in sight WBN. Course and distance sail'd sence Yesterday at noon is N 66°..45' W. 96 Miles —


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