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[penned note in top margin] Commences with cloudy weather and the wind from the S.E. but changeable and bafling. Barometer 30. Thermometer 70.

July the 3d Comences with cloudy wether and the wind from the South East But variable and Bafling Barometer 30 2/10 Thermometer 70

July the 4th Lat 22=10 Long 06=20 East Comences with light breezes and cloudy & wind from S.S.E.

July the 5th Comences with rain & Cloudy weather wind bafling from From South to West hauling against the Sun all apearances of the South East trades but wee Shall not get them two Soon for wee Should have taken them in 20 South instead of 18 South

July 6th Lat 18=30 Long 02=00 East Comences moderate and cloudy wind Bafling from South to North working against th Sun Every 24 hours Later part the Same

July the 7th calm throughout with pasing clouds the wind is SE overhead but none on the water

Time by chronometer Greenwich watch [series of navigational calculations] Longitude West one dg & thirty two miles 01=32 By Chronometer Longitude West one Deg & thirty thee miles By Watch 01=33

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