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23 April 1770

Monday 23rd In the PM had a gentle breeze at North East ^East which in the night Veer'd to NE and North- At 1/2 past past 4 PM being [a]bout 5 Miles from the land we tack'd and stood off SE and East untill 4 AM at which time we tackd and stood in, being than about 9 or 10 Leagues from the land - At 8 oClock it fell little wind and soon after Calm - At Noon we were by observation in the Latitude of 35°..38' and about Six Leagues from the land - Mount Dromedary bearing So 37° West distt 17 Leagues and the Pidgeon house N 40° west in this situation had 74 fathom water


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