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  May the 7th (57 Lat 34=05 Long 17=58
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  May the 7th/57
These 24 hours comences with moderate weathr
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Lat 34=05 Long 17=58
and a very heavy sea runing from the north east
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these 24 hours comences with moderate weather and a very heavy Sea runing from the North East Later part we came to anchor in table bay in 5 fathoms watter, those who might peruse these notes must think that is was written for no other purpose than to amuse the writer in hours of Solitude after Laying here 5 days wee Proceed to algoa Bay Port Elizabeth with a Fine North West gale which port wee ariv at in 36 hours from table Bay after laying in Algoa Bay 21 days wee proceed to table Bay again and arive theare in 6 days and Lay theare 5 days more and in June 27
Later part we came to anchor in table bay
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in 5 fathoms watter, those who might peruse
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these notes must think that is was written for no
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other purpose than to amuse the writer in hours
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of solitude        after laying here 5 days wee
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Proceed to Algoa Bay Port Elizabeth with a
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Fine North West gale which port wee [ arive?]
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at in 36 hours from table Bay after laying  
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in Algoa Bay 21 days wee proceed to table
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Bay again and arive there in 6 days
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and lay theare 5 days more and in June 27
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June 27th (57    wee weighed our anchor and
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proceeded to sea bound to Boston U.S.A.
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First part of these 24 hours is modrate
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and fine weather Later on midnight calm
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wee weare obliged to Lower our boat and
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tow the Bark from the shore for fear of
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getting in the Breakers however wee
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made out to keep her of [off] shore and in the morning
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wee fortunately took a breese from the west
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which carried us out of the bay  Later part
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Light winds from the South West
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June 28th 57 Lat 33 10  Long 17=20
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June 27th/57
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wee weighed our anchor and Proceeded to Sea Bound to Boston U.S.A. First part of these 24 hours is modrate and fine weather Later on midnight calm wee weare obliged to Lower our boat and tow the Bark from the shore for fear of getting in the Brakers however wee made out to keep her of[f] shore and in the morning wee fortunately took a breese from the west which carried us out of the Bay Later part Light winds from the South West
  
these 24 hours comences with moderate
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June 28th/57
Brezes from West all posable Sail sat
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Lat 33=10  Long 17=20
to advantage, midle and later th
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these 24 hours comences with moderate Brezes from West all posable Sail Sat to advantage, midle and later the Same Late part we have Som rain
same  Late part we have som rain
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June 29th Lat 31=30 Long 15 50
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June 29th
first part of these 24 hours has light winds
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Lat 31=30 Long 15=50
from Southwest & some raine Middle part
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first part of these 24 hours has light winds from Southwest & Some raine Middle part more wind from South west Barometer falling from 29 9/10 to 29 Later part has strong Breeze South by West and raining
more wind from South west Barometer falling
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from 29 9/10 to 29 Later part has strong
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Breeze South by West and raining
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May the 7th/57

Lat 34=05 Long 17=58 these 24 hours comences with moderate weather and a very heavy Sea runing from the North East Later part we came to anchor in table bay in 5 fathoms watter, those who might peruse these notes must think that is was written for no other purpose than to amuse the writer in hours of Solitude after Laying here 5 days wee Proceed to algoa Bay Port Elizabeth with a Fine North West gale which port wee ariv at in 36 hours from table Bay after laying in Algoa Bay 21 days wee proceed to table Bay again and arive theare in 6 days and Lay theare 5 days more and in June 27

June 27th/57 wee weighed our anchor and Proceeded to Sea Bound to Boston U.S.A. First part of these 24 hours is modrate and fine weather Later on midnight calm wee weare obliged to Lower our boat and tow the Bark from the shore for fear of getting in the Brakers however wee made out to keep her of[f] shore and in the morning wee fortunately took a breese from the west which carried us out of the Bay Later part Light winds from the South West

June 28th/57 Lat 33=10 Long 17=20 these 24 hours comences with moderate Brezes from West all posable Sail Sat to advantage, midle and later the Same Late part we have Som rain

June 29th Lat 31=30 Long 15=50 first part of these 24 hours has light winds from Southwest & Some raine Middle part more wind from South west Barometer falling from 29 9/10 to 29 Later part has strong Breeze South by West and raining