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From Boston Towards South Africa
 
From Boston Towards South Africa
April 16th Lat 21 10 S  Long 22 “  25
 
  
These 24 hours comences with cloudy
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April 16th
weath and frequent squals of rain and wind
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Lat 21=10 S Long 22=25
Baromettr 31 [6/10?] thermometer 70 4/10 water
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these 24 hours comences with cloudy weath and frequent Squals of rain and wind
70 wind the latr part is from the north
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Baromettr 31 5/10 thermometer 70 4/10 water 70 wind the Later part is from the north East and cloudy  one ship in sight standing to south west So ends all well on board  
East and cloudy  one ship in sight standing
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to south west   So ends all well on board  
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April 17th Lat 22.36  Long 20.50
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April 17th
Barometer 30 5/10 Air 70 9/10 Water 69 9/10
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Lat 22=36  Long 20=50
Wind north east fresh gales and pleasant
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Barometer 30 5/10 Air 70 9/10 Water 69 [9/10]
weather, all posible sail set to advantage
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Wind north East fresh gales and pleasant weather, all posible sail set to advantage crew all imployed in turning in riging & at midle part a fresh and increasing Brease Later part much the same and frequent Squals of rain Ship on the starboard Beam steering south west suposed to be a californian crew all well on Board
crew all imployed in turning in riging
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& at midle part a fresh and increasing
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Brease Later part much the same and frequent
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Squals of rain Ship on the starboard beam
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steering south west supposed to be a  
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Californian  crew all well on board
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April Saturday 18   Lat 23   10 S Long 18 = 50 w
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April Saturday 18  
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Lat 23 10 S Long 18 = 50 w
 
Barometr 30 5/10 air 70  “ Water 69 7/10
 
Barometr 30 5/10 air 70  “ Water 69 7/10
wind from north east to north west bafling
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wind from north east to north west bafling and cloudy but continues a strong Breese making and taking in sail as required Lattr part keeps crew constatly squareing and Bracing yards and setting and taking in fore and aft sails wind very changeable
and cloudy but continues a strong Breese
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making and taking in sail as required
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Lattr part keeps crew constatly squareing
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and Bracing yards and setting and taking in
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fore and aft sails wind very changeable
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April 19th Lat 24-20 Long 17=45
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April 19th
Wind north East very light and bafling
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Lat 24-20 Long 17=45
midle part calm & heavy raine showers
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Wind north East very light and bafling midle part calm & heavy raine showers Later part the same, when shal I get a wind or a ten knot Breese this is Discouraging
Later part the same, when shal I get a
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wind or a ten knot Breese this is Discouraging
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April 20th Lat 28=28  Long 16  58
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April 20th
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Lat 28=28  Long 16  58
 
Barometer 31  9  Water 70  Air is 78
 
Barometer 31  9  Water 70  Air is 78
 
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Wind light and bafling from north east to South East  most part calm  middle part has Light airs from South East and Later part calm  calm  calm O what A trial have I
Wind light and bafling from north east to
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South East  most part calm  middle part
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has Light airs from South East and Later
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part calm  calm  calm  
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O what A trial have I
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Revision as of Dec 13, 2016, 11:32:06 AM

From Boston Towards South Africa

April 16th Lat 21=10 S Long 22=25 these 24 hours comences with cloudy weath and frequent Squals of rain and wind Baromettr 31 5/10 thermometer 70 4/10 water 70 wind the Later part is from the north East and cloudy one ship in sight standing to south west So ends all well on board

April 17th Lat 22=36 Long 20=50 Barometer 30 5/10 Air 70 9/10 Water 69 [9/10] Wind north East fresh gales and pleasant weather, all posible sail set to advantage crew all imployed in turning in riging & at midle part a fresh and increasing Brease Later part much the same and frequent Squals of rain Ship on the starboard Beam steering south west suposed to be a californian crew all well on Board

April Saturday 18 Lat 23 10 S Long 18 = 50 w Barometr 30 5/10 air 70 “ Water 69 7/10 wind from north east to north west bafling and cloudy but continues a strong Breese making and taking in sail as required Lattr part keeps crew constatly squareing and Bracing yards and setting and taking in fore and aft sails wind very changeable

April 19th Lat 24-20 Long 17=45 Wind north East very light and bafling midle part calm & heavy raine showers Later part the same, when shal I get a wind or a ten knot Breese this is Discouraging

April 20th Lat 28=28 Long 16 58 Barometer 31 9 Water 70 Air is 78 Wind light and bafling from north east to South East most part calm middle part has Light airs from South East and Later part calm calm calm O what A trial have I