26 May 1771
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26 May 1771

Week Days Mo Ds Winds Course's Distce Saild Lat. in North Longde in West  
May 1771       Miles °   ..    ' °    ..     '  
Sunday 26 NEBN N.46° Wt 92 10 .. 47 29 .. 35  

A Steady Trade and Clowdy weather. About one oClock in the PM departed this life Lieutt Hicks and in the evening his body was commited to the Sea with the usual ceremonies, he died of a Consumption which he was not free from when we saild from England so that it may be truly said that he hath been dieing ever sence, tho he held out tollerable well untill we got to Batavia —

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