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V Lock Master Brig Sonora from Norfolk towards Demara

Feb the 17 first part of these 24 hours has fresh gales from the Eastward and clear weather the Brig is Leaking one thousand strokes per hour two men constantly on the pumps the rest of the of the crew is imployed in mending sails other ships Duty Lat by obs 15=08 Long 57=37

Saturday Feb 18th These 24 hours comences with fine clear weather the wind is eastward Later part fine weather the crew is all imployed in pumping ship the Brig is Leaking one thousand Strokes per hour Lat by ob 12=04 Long 57=40

Sunday Feb the 19 These 24 hours comences with moderate weather the wind is from the North East midle part calm with a very heavy sea Runing the Brig is Leaking as bad as ever Lat By Obs 07=05 Long by cro'm 57=30

Monday February the 20th These 24 hours comences with cloudy weather the wind is from the North East made the Light watter of Denara 12 oclock midnight at 10 oclock AM. made the Light boat of Demara ran Down to her and took a pilot at no[o]n anchored in Demara So ends this Pasage and 24 hours the Brig Leaking as bad as Ever

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