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April 28th 1857
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Lat 27=50 South
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One godsend at last a light breese from the East laying up SE by S and SSE that is within two points of our course and that is as much as I Expect for it seems as though theare was a Spell put upon me. I should Sertainly think So. if I was Supersticious But let me think why. I was Borne under a cloud and a dark one at that and in a dark night I think.
  
April 28th 1857 Lat 27 50 South
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April 29th
One Godsend at last a light breese from  
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Lat 32=00 Long 04=00 West
the East laying up SE by S and SSE that is
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Moderate Breses from South East & Bafling from that to North East midle part calm as usual later part rainy a long Dist to Cape Good hope and shal be this time next year at this last 10 days rate ---------- O how I Should like to have Some of those Hay Seed white livered Land Sharks who sometimes Say that captains have fine times nothing to do but sit on [there] narative and let the wind Blow them along I feel Sory that they canot have that pleasure Especially Some of my calms
within two points of our course and that
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is as much as I expect for it seems as though
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there was a spell put upon me. I should
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sertainly think so. If I was Supersticious
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but let me think why. I was Borne under a cloud
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and a darkness at that and in a dark night I think.
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April 29th Lat 32 00 Long 04 West
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April 30th
Moderate Breses from South East & Bafling
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this day comences with an Irish huricane straight up an down Ends the same O that I had wings I would fly from these calms and be in Cape Town in 12 hours
from that to North East midle part calm
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Barometer 30.9 Air 70  Water 70
as usual later part rainy a long Dist to
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[noted in margin] Showers of raine at times
Cape Good Hope and shal be this time next year
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at this last 10 days rate
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O how I should like to have some of those
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[hay seed?] white livered land sharks
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who sometimes say that captains have
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fine times nothing to do but sit on
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these narrative and let the wind blow
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them along I feel sorry that they can’t have
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that pleasure especially some of my calms
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April 30th this day comences with an
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Ap'l or March 1st
Irish huricane straight up an down
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Lat 34=00 Long 02=10 East
Ends the same  O that I had wings
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These 24 hours comences with cloudy weather & wind from North East and bafling from that to South East and at times calm, Midle & Later part Bafling and & cloudy
I would fly from these calms and be
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Barometer 31.9  Air 70  Water 69
in Cape Town in 12 hours
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all about Seems lively Except calms birds of all kinds are numerous and this afternon I caught a Dolphin all well on Board
Barometers 30.9 Air 70  Water 70
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[in margin] Showers of raine at times
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April  March 1st Lat 34 00 Long 2 10 East
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These 24 hours comences with cloudy
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weather & wind from North East
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and bafling from that to South East
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and at times calm, midle &
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Later part Bafling and & cloudy
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Barometer 31.9  Air 70  Water  
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69  all about seems lively except
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calms birds of all kinds are
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numerous and this afternon I  
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caught a dolphin  all well on board
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Revision as of Dec 13, 2016, 2:04:14 PM

April 28th 1857 Lat 27=50 South One godsend at last a light breese from the East laying up SE by S and SSE that is within two points of our course and that is as much as I Expect for it seems as though theare was a Spell put upon me. I should Sertainly think So. if I was Supersticious But let me think why. I was Borne under a cloud and a dark one at that and in a dark night I think.

April 29th Lat 32=00 Long 04=00 West Moderate Breses from South East & Bafling from that to North East midle part calm as usual later part rainy a long Dist to Cape Good hope and shal be this time next year at this last 10 days rate ---------- O how I Should like to have Some of those Hay Seed white livered Land Sharks who sometimes Say that captains have fine times nothing to do but sit on [there] narative and let the wind Blow them along I feel Sory that they canot have that pleasure Especially Some of my calms

April 30th this day comences with an Irish huricane straight up an down Ends the same O that I had wings I would fly from these calms and be in Cape Town in 12 hours Barometer 30.9 Air 70 Water 70 [noted in margin] Showers of raine at times

Ap'l or March 1st Lat 34=00 Long 02=10 East These 24 hours comences with cloudy weather & wind from North East and bafling from that to South East and at times calm, Midle & Later part Bafling and & cloudy Barometer 31.9 Air 70 Water 69 all about Seems lively Except calms birds of all kinds are numerous and this afternon I caught a Dolphin all well on Board