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Master V Lock Brig Sonora from Norfolk towards Demara
February Monday the 13th Comences with Cloudy weather and fresh gales from the North East midle part the same Two men imployed to the pumps throught These 24 hours Lat by obs 27=21 60=25
Tuesday February the 14th These 24 hours comences with fresh gales from the North East two men imployed at th pumps continuely thear is a very heavy sea runing from the North East Lat by ob 24=15 Lat 58=50
February Wednesday the 15 These 24 hours comences with fine weathr but rathr Squaly the Brig makes watter fast so much so th[at] we have to kep Both pumps going continuely Lattr part blows heavy from the North East Lat by obs 21=14 Long 58=14
February Thursday the 16th these 24 hours comences with pleasant weather and strong breses from the Eastward Later part the same the brig leaking one thousand strokes per hour Lat by obs 18=14 Long 5=50
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