29 January 1771
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29 January 1771

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Distce Sail'd Latd in South Longd in West from Greenwh Bearings at Noon
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Tuesday 29 NWerly S. 40° Wt 74 M 11.57 258..15  

Very variable weather, some times squally with rain, other times Little wind and Calms   In the ^night Died Mr Charls Green who was sent out by the Royal Society to Observe the Transit of Venus; he had long been in a bad state of hilth which he took no care to repair but on the contrary lived in such a manner as greatly promoted the disorders he had got had long upon him, this brought on the Flux which put a period to his life

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