14 September 1770
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14 September 1770

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14 September 1770

Friday 14th Light Land and Sea breezes the former we had from the WBN and only a few hours in the Morning, the latter we had from the SSW and South. With these winds we advanced but slowly to the west ward. At Noon we were about 6 or 7 Leags from the Land which extended from NBE to S.78° West our Latitude by observation was 9°..54' St Course and distance Saild sence yester noon St 68° Wt 24' Miles. We saw several smookes a shore in the PM and fires in the night, both upon the Low-land and up in the Mountains —

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