9 August 1770
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9 August 1770

Thursday 9th In the PM the weather being something moderater we got up the Topmast, but kept the Lower Yards down. A 6 oClock in the Morning we began to heave in the Cable thinking to get under sail, but it blowed so fresh together ^with a head sea that we could hardly heave the Ship ahead and at last was oblig'd to desist —

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