7 March 1771
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7 March 1771

Week Days Mo Ds Winds Course's Distce Saild Lat. in South Longd in West  
        Miles °       ' °          '  
Thurs. 7 Southerly S.56°..15' Wt 72 32..54 331..56' pr Ob.  
            323..54' pr R.  

Clowdy hazey weather, Winds varying between the SWBS & SEBS a light breeze - At 1 PM Tack'd and stood to the Westward, Land at North distt about 8^ 10 Leagues. At 6 saw it extending from NBW to WBN distant 5 or 6 Leagues, At 8 Tackd and stood to the Eastward till 12 than again to the Westward, standing 4 hours on one Tack & 4 on the other - At Noon very clowdy had no observation    Saw the land extending from NBW to WBN.

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