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16 January 1771

Wednesday 16th Had it calm all PM: which at 5 oClock obliged us to anchor under the South point of Princes Island, the said point bearing SWBW distant two Miles. At 8 oClock in the AM a light breeze sprung [up] at North [with] which we we[i]gh'd and stood out to Sea — At Noon Java Head bore SE1/4S distant 2 Leagues and the West point of Princes Island NNW. distant 5 Leagues — Latd Ob. 6°..45' So Java Head from which I take my Departure Lies in the Latitude of 6°..49' So and Longitude 255°..12' West from the Meridion of Greenwich, deduced from Several Astronomical Observations made at Batavia by the Reverd Mr Mohr


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