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April 21st A.D. 1857 F B to S A. Lat 25=50 Long 15=50 calm Barometer keeps up to 30 with out any change but weather very changeable Both Barometers Seem to be of no use whatever notwithstanding they Both agree with Each [other] air seeme to change fast yesterday it was up to 75 to day it is 50 Later part calm and cloudy Some rain and bafles of wind from all quarters

April 22d Lat 26=30 Long 14=50 Barometer 31 [9] air 65.5 wind none calms throught When shal I Ever get out of these Doldams Im tired of my life in a floating Prison

April 23rd Lat 26=[50] Long 13=40 Wind bafling from South East to North East middle and late part the same calm calm --------

April 24 Lat 27=20 Long 12=30 calm calm ---------- [illegible]

April 25th What Shal I say calms is So impresed upon my mind that I can say nothing Else calms througout this day out of my mind

April 26th this day Im perfectly crazy was Ever Job aflicted as Im Layd up with rhumetism and the Ship laid up with calms O that I was a share holder in th Eastern railroad and conductor in Stead of a Ship owner and master

April 27th this day wee have a change like the Irish mans fish & potatoes calms

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