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March 28th Monday commences with clear weather the wind is from the SE moderate wee are cruising for whale in sam bay all these 24 hours with all hands well on board nothing transpired worth noting

March 29th Tuesday first part is fine weather and moderate breeses from the South west midle and latter part to anchor in sam bay mending sails and fittings in company with the brig Eschol of Truro Capt Smith

March 30th Wednesday first part has fine weather and the wind from the westward all these 24 hours cruising for whale but see nothing but porpises

March 31st Thursday first part has fine weather and moderate galles from the westward all hands mending sailes and fitting riging throught all these 24 hours

April 1st Friday commences with fine weath the wind from the westward blowing fresh wee are runing to the westward for port auprince bay Latter part fine weather and moderate gales

April 2nd Saturday all these 24 hours has fine weather and the wind from the North East running down by cape tiberoon fell in with a school of small whale lowred our boats and got one to the larboard boat wee judge her to be a 25 barel whale So Ends these 24 hours all hands well on board

April 3rd Sunday first part is fine weather the wind is from the south west blowing a fresh gale trying out oile of[f] th isle vache the south side of Saint dimingo latter part the same all hands well on board

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