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9 September 1770

Sunday 9th Light Airs and clear weather the Most part of this 24 hours - In the Evening found the Variation by several Azimuths to be 0°..12' West and by the Ampde 0°..5' West — At Noon we were by Observation in the Latitude of 9°..46' St Longde 232°..7' West Course and distance sail'd sence yesterday Noon St 78°..45' S Wt 52 Miles. For these Two Days past we have steer'd due west and yet we have by observation made 16 Miles southing  6 Miles yesterday and 10 to Day  from which it should seem that there is a Current seting to the Southward and westward withall as I should suppose —


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