15 September 1770
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15 September 1770

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15 September 1770

Saturday 15th In the PM had the Sea breeze at SSW and South with which we stood to the westward untill 8 oClock, when being about 3 Leagues from the Land and having very little wind we tack'd and lay her head off shore    At 11 oClock we got the Land wind at North by west with which we steer'd SWBW along shore keeping about 4 or 5 Miles from the land on which in the Morning we saw several houses, Plantations &Ca At 9 oClock we got the wind at NEBE a light breeze At Noon we were about 2 Leagues from the land which extended as far to the Southward as SWBW our Latitude by observation was 10°.1' St Course and distance Saild sence yesterday at noon St 78°..45' Wt 36 miles

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