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From South Africa Towards Boston
 
From South Africa Towards Boston
July the 14 comences with fine clear weathr but moderate
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July the 14
continues so throughout Lat 84 [sic  maybe a reciprocal?] Long 19=20
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comences with fine clear weathr but moderate continues so throughout Lat 84 [sic  maybe a reciprocal?] Long 19=20
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[no entry for the 15th]
 
[no entry for the 15th]
July 16th has fine weather throogt wind South East
 
but moderate th air is very war to day
 
thermometer stands 117 in the Sun
 
  
July 17th has fine clear weathr wind from N.E.
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July 16th
moderate and cloudy all hands imployed
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has fine weather throogt wind South East but moderate th air is very war to day thermometer stands 117 in the Sun
in ships duty all possible sail set to advantage
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July 17th
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has fine clear weathr wind from N.E. moderate and cloudy all hands imployed in ships duty all possible sail set to advantage
  
July 18th 57 Lat 06 30 Long 20=50
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July 18th 57
Comenes with cloudy & moderate weathr
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Lat 06 30 Long 20=50
wind South East. All hands imployed
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Comenes with cloudy & moderate weathr wind South East. All hands imployed in ships duty, in various ways
in ships duty, in various ways
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July 19th this day comences with fine
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July 19th
clear weathr  wind from South East
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this day comences with fine clear weathr  wind from South East this has been the most beautiful day wee have had since Leaving Capetown the air was warm and [clastic?] the Sun soft and pleasant. By every thing around us we have been reminded of the stillness and peace with which the Sabbath is always associated on th land. the peaceful sky the blue and sun lit waves dancing as it were to some ethereal music the swelling Sails spread to their utmost capacity by the pursuing wind seemed like some huge thing of life with its white wings spread in th flight God speed her in her onward flight! She bears to distant land a freight of love to [fond?] and trusting harts who after the wanderers in the [and?] foreign lands has often [proceed?]  the mourners to [so?] [illegible] oh, how we hope that this [mild?] air may fan
this has been the most beautiful day  
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wee have had since Leaving Capetown
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the air was warm and [clastic?] the
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Sun soft and pleasant. By every thing
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around us we have been reminded
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of the stillness and peace with which  
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the Sabbath is always associated on
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th land. the peaceful sky the blue
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and sun lit waves dancing as it were
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to some ethereal music the swelling
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Sails spread to their utmost capacity
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by the pursuing wind seemed like
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some huge thing of life with its
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white wings spread in th flight
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God speed her in her onward flight!
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She bears to distant land a freight
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of love to [fond?] and trusting harts
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who after the wanderers in the [and?]
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foreign lands has often [proceed?]  the
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mourners to [so?] [illegible] oh, how we hope
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that this [mild?] air may fan
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From South Africa Towards Boston July the 14 comences with fine clear weathr but moderate continues so throughout Lat 84 [sic maybe a reciprocal?] Long 19=20

[no entry for the 15th]

July 16th has fine weather throogt wind South East but moderate th air is very war to day thermometer stands 117 in the Sun

July 17th has fine clear weathr wind from N.E. moderate and cloudy all hands imployed in ships duty all possible sail set to advantage

July 18th 57 Lat 06 30 Long 20=50 Comenes with cloudy & moderate weathr wind South East. All hands imployed in ships duty, in various ways

July 19th this day comences with fine clear weathr wind from South East this has been the most beautiful day wee have had since Leaving Capetown the air was warm and [clastic?] the Sun soft and pleasant. By every thing around us we have been reminded of the stillness and peace with which the Sabbath is always associated on th land. the peaceful sky the blue and sun lit waves dancing as it were to some ethereal music the swelling Sails spread to their utmost capacity by the pursuing wind seemed like some huge thing of life with its white wings spread in th flight God speed her in her onward flight! She bears to distant land a freight of love to [fond?] and trusting harts who after the wanderers in the [and?] foreign lands has often [proceed?] the mourners to [so?] [illegible] oh, how we hope that this [mild?] air may fan