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July the 8th AD 1857 Barke Vernon
 
July the 8th AD 1857 Barke Vernon
Comences with fine clear weather but calm
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Comences with fine clear weather but calm with variable flows from diferant quarters midle part has light airs from the north west, later part light airs from Do.
with variable flows from diferant quarters
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midle part has light airs from the
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north west, later part light airs from Do.
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Barometer 30 5/10  Air 70 4/10
 
Barometer 30 5/10  Air 70 4/10
a large Ship in sight Standing on
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a large Ship in sight Standing on the same tack, creew imployed mending Sails, and on various other gobs about decks
the same tack, creew imployed mending
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Sails, and on various other gobs
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July the 9th
about decks
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Comences with fine clear weathr and very warm the glass today that is the thermometer is 117 above but the sky is beautiful & the vernon glides along most beautifuly  how beautiful is a day near the tropics  or it appears that a seamans or marinors life would be a pleasant one if it was all like this sailing But it canot be so wee must take the foul with the fair  if it was not so Every woman of a roaming disposition would go to sea and wee wee obliged sand shark [used earlier for landlubber] to be
July the 9th Comences with fine clear
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weathr and very warm the glass today
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July the 10th  57
that is the thermometer is 117 above
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this day comenced with [ma?te?] weathr wind from the South East  the sky is clear and beautiful and mild and every thing pleasant but the wind is very moderate
but the sky is beautiful & the vernon
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glides along most beautifuly  how beautiful
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is a day near the tropics  or it appears
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that a seamans or marinors life would be a
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pleasant one if it was all like this sailing
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But it canot be so wee must take the
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foul with the fair  if it was not so Every  
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woman of a roaming disposition would
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go to sea and wee wee obliged sand shark [used earlier for landlubber]
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to be
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July the 10th  57 this day comenced with [ma?te?]
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weathr   wind from the South East  the sky is clear
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and beautiful and mild and every thing pleasant
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but the wind is very moderate
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July the 11th
 
July the 11th
Comences with fine weather and warm
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Comences with fine weather and warm ar 116 in the Sun moderate throughout
ar 116 in the Sun moderate throughout
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July 12th
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has fine pleasant weathr through out Lat 19 00 Long 18=50
  
July 12th has fine pleasant weathr
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July 13
through out Lat 19 00 Long 18=50
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hese 24 hours has fine clear weather wind from north East but cloudy all hands well on board and busy at various gobs about decks Barometer 30 5/10  Air 70  Water [illegible] 5/10
  
July 13 these 24 hours has fine clear weather
 
wind from north East but cloudy all hands well
 
on board and busy at various gobs about decks
 
Barometer 30 5/10  Air 70  Water [illegible] 5/10
 
 
[marginal inscription in pencil]
 
[marginal inscription in pencil]
July 10 By [St Helna?] the chronometer was fast of Greenwich
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July 10
watch slow M 09 S 40   One minute and twenty seconds 0.01 “ 20
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By [St Helna?] the chronometer was fast of Greenwich watch slow M 09 S 40 One minute and twenty seconds 0.01 “ 20 [note: lat and long on 7/12 are nowhere near St. Helena]
[note: lat and long on 7/12 are nowhere near St. Helena]
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July the 8th AD 1857 Barke Vernon Comences with fine clear weather but calm with variable flows from diferant quarters midle part has light airs from the north west, later part light airs from Do. Barometer 30 5/10 Air 70 4/10 a large Ship in sight Standing on the same tack, creew imployed mending Sails, and on various other gobs about decks

July the 9th Comences with fine clear weathr and very warm the glass today that is the thermometer is 117 above but the sky is beautiful & the vernon glides along most beautifuly how beautiful is a day near the tropics or it appears that a seamans or marinors life would be a pleasant one if it was all like this sailing But it canot be so wee must take the foul with the fair if it was not so Every woman of a roaming disposition would go to sea and wee wee obliged sand shark [used earlier for landlubber] to be

July the 10th 57 this day comenced with [ma?te?] weathr wind from the South East the sky is clear and beautiful and mild and every thing pleasant but the wind is very moderate

July the 11th Comences with fine weather and warm ar 116 in the Sun moderate throughout

July 12th has fine pleasant weathr through out Lat 19 00 Long 18=50

July 13 hese 24 hours has fine clear weather wind from north East but cloudy all hands well on board and busy at various gobs about decks Barometer 30 5/10 Air 70 Water [illegible] 5/10

[marginal inscription in pencil] July 10 By [St Helna?] the chronometer was fast of Greenwich watch slow M 09 S 40 One minute and twenty seconds 0.01 “ 20 [note: lat and long on 7/12 are nowhere near St. Helena]