24 September 1770
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24 September 1770

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24 September 1770

Monday 24th Winds at East and SE a Moderate breeze and fine pleasent weather. In the Evening found the Variation to be 2°.44' West    At Noon our Latitude was 11°.8' St Longitude 242°..23' West — Sence we have been clear of the Islands we have had constantly a swell from the NW Southward which I do not suppose is owning to the Winds b[l]owing any where from thence, but to the Sea being so determined by the position of the Coast of New-Holland —

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