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Sunday January 15th From Norfolk towards [Demara] these 24 hours comences with fine Clear North west winds at 9 oclock waid our anchor and stood out to see at 12 AM chatham Light bore SW Dist 25 miles So Ends these 24 hours

Jan Mondy 16 Monday has fine weather with the wind from the South East East Latter part blows heavy the south west beating out the South chanel Ends with fogy weather

Tuesday 17 Comences with a fresh gale from the North west wee are stering to the south west for Norfolk Latter part has fine weather with some raine

Wednesday 18 These 24 hours comences with fogy weather the wind from North west to North East in the Lat of [illegible] island

Thursday 19th These 24 hours comences with clear weather midle part rainy weather wind from the South East

Friday the 20th Latter part wind is North First part of these hours has fogy weather the wind is from the South East Latter part took on board a pilot and proceeded up the Bay towards Norfolk

Saturday 21st arived in Norfolk and hauled to the wharf to Discharge Balast

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