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Friday April the 18th/51 the first part of theas 24 houres commence
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Friday April the 18th/51
with fine weather but fresh gales from the WSW.
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the first part of theas 24 houres commence with fine weather but fresh gales from the WSW. laying up S by W at 6 P.M. took a squall from the W it continued squolley through the knight some times we could carry them out by taking in our light sails, at other times we wer obliged to put her before the wind under her topsails settled down upon the [cap] with the reaf tacles hauled up at ½ past 6 A M. it cleard of and we had fine weather, but fresh gales from the W  so Ends these 24 houres all hands imployed in ships duty and prepairing the boats for action
laying up S by W at 6 P.M. took a squall from  
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the W it continued squolley through the knight
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some times we could [carry] [them] out by taking
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in our light sails, at other times we wer obliged
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to put her before the wind under her topsails
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settled down upon the [cap] with the reaf [tacles] hauled
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up at ½ past 6 A M. it cleard of and we had fine
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weather, but fresh gales from the W  so Ends
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these 24 houres all hands imployed in ships
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duty and prepairing the boats for action
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Lat 27- 04  Long 72=13
 
Lat 27- 04  Long 72=13
 
[symbolic notations written above numbers]
 
[symbolic notations written above numbers]
  
Saturday April the 19th theas 24 houres Commence moderate gales from
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Saturday April the 19th
WSW and hauling to the N.W. at 10 P.M. took a
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theas 24 houres Commence moderate gales from WSW and hauling to the N.W. at 10 P.M. took a squoll from the W and the rain came in torrents about 11 P.M. it Cleared up and we had fine weather the remainder of theas 24 houres at 6 A.M. saw a topsail schooner heading to the N.N.E.
squoll from the W and the rain came in torrents
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about 11 P.M. it Cleared up and we had fine weather
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the remainder of theas 24 houres at 6 A.M.
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saw a topsail schooner heading to the N.N.E.
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Lat 25=27 Long 73=13
 
Lat 25=27 Long 73=13
we find by Observations by the Quadrent and [chronometer]
 
that we have had for two or three days past 2 or 2 ½
 
knots Current setting to the E it is proberbly
 
owing to so much weasterly winds.
 
  
Sunday April 20th the first part of theas 24 houres moderate gales
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we find by Observations by the Quadrent and [chronometer] that we have had for two or three days past 2 or 2 ½ knots Current setting to the E it is proberbly owing to so much weasterly winds.
From the W at 6 PM [unclear] whol sail breeze
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which continued untill 2 A.M. then took in top
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Sunday April 20th
galliant sails flying gib and reefed the topsails at
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the first part of theas 24 houres moderate gales from the W at 6 PM [unclear] whol sail breeze which continued untill 2 A.M. then took in top galliant sails flying gib and reefed the topsails at 10 A.M. two sail in sight heading N. latter part of theas 24 hours fresh gales from the W.S.W. so ends theas 24 houres
10 A.M. two sail in sight heading N. latter part of  
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theas 24 hours fresh gales from the W.S.W. so ends
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Lat 26=57 Long 74=38
theas 24 houres Lat 26=57 Long 74=38
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Monday April 21st
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the first part of theas 24 hours commence with  strong gales from the W to S.W. heading north weasterly by the wind a heavy head beet sea at 2 A.M. began to moderate at 6 we wer under all sail at 10 A.M. breez freshened took in top gallient sails and flying gib, a ship in sight to windward heading to the south. Latter part of theas 24 houres fresh gales
  
Monday April 21st the first part of theas 24 hours commence with
 
strong gales from the W to S.W. heading north weasterly
 
by the wind a heavy [head] beet sea at 2 A.M. began
 
to moderate at 6 we wer under all sail at 10 A.M.
 
breez freshened took in top gallient sails and flying
 
gib, a ship in sight to windward heading to the
 
south. Latter part of theas 24 houres fresh gales
 
 
Lat 28 = 15 Long 75=42
 
Lat 28 = 15 Long 75=42

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Continued Friday April the 18th/51 the first part of theas 24 houres commence with fine weather but fresh gales from the WSW. laying up S by W at 6 P.M. took a squall from the W it continued squolley through the knight some times we could carry them out by taking in our light sails, at other times we wer obliged to put her before the wind under her topsails settled down upon the [cap] with the reaf tacles hauled up at ½ past 6 A M. it cleard of and we had fine weather, but fresh gales from the W so Ends these 24 houres all hands imployed in ships duty and prepairing the boats for action

Lat 27- 04 Long 72=13 [symbolic notations written above numbers]

Saturday April the 19th theas 24 houres Commence moderate gales from WSW and hauling to the N.W. at 10 P.M. took a squoll from the W and the rain came in torrents about 11 P.M. it Cleared up and we had fine weather the remainder of theas 24 houres at 6 A.M. saw a topsail schooner heading to the N.N.E.

Lat 25=27 Long 73=13

we find by Observations by the Quadrent and [chronometer] that we have had for two or three days past 2 or 2 ½ knots Current setting to the E it is proberbly owing to so much weasterly winds.

Sunday April 20th the first part of theas 24 houres moderate gales from the W at 6 PM [unclear] whol sail breeze which continued untill 2 A.M. then took in top galliant sails flying gib and reefed the topsails at 10 A.M. two sail in sight heading N. latter part of theas 24 hours fresh gales from the W.S.W. so ends theas 24 houres

Lat 26=57 Long 74=38

Monday April 21st the first part of theas 24 hours commence with strong gales from the W to S.W. heading north weasterly by the wind a heavy head beet sea at 2 A.M. began to moderate at 6 we wer under all sail at 10 A.M. breez freshened took in top gallient sails and flying gib, a ship in sight to windward heading to the south. Latter part of theas 24 houres fresh gales

Lat 28 = 15 Long 75=42