Wednesday, 19th. Until Monday, 24th: Fresh breezes, and for the most part fair weather. Completed taking on board Provisions, Water, etc., and getting the Ship ready for sea.
Tuesday, 18th. Gentle breezes and fair weather. Anchored here the Phoenix, Captain Black, an English Country Ship from Bencoolen.
Sunday, 16th. Until Monday, 17th: Employ’d taking on board Provisions; Scraping and Painting the Ship.
Saturday, 15th. In the P.M. anchor’d here the Earl of Elgin, Captain Cooke, an English East India Company Ship from Madras, bound to China, but having lost her passage, put in here to wait for the next Season.
Tuesday, 11th. Until Friday, 14th: For the most part of these days fair weather. Employ’d taking on board Provisions and Water; this last is put on board at 5 shillings a Leager or 150 Gallons.
Monday, 10th. For the most part Squally, with rain; the people employ’d scraping the paint work.
Sunday, 9th. First and latter parts ditto weather, middle squally with rain. In the P.M. sent on shore a Boat load of empty casks, and at the same time went myself in order to forward the things we wanted, and in the evening sent on board the new Pump, with some other stores that were immediately wanting.