8 February 1771
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8 February 1771

Week Ds Mo Ds Winds Course's Distce Saild Lat. in South Longd in West from Greenwh Bearings at Noon
        Miles °       ' °          '  
Friday 8 SE So 78° Wt 127 19..24 276° 40' pr Log  
            278° 50' pr Obn  

Winds as Yesterday, clear weather in the day and showery in the night. In the Morning took Observations again of the Sun and Moon the Mean result of which reduced to Noon gave 278°..50' West, which is 2°..31' West of yesterdays Observations.   the Log gives 2°..20'

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