Saturday, 22nd September, 1770

Saturday, 22nd. Winds at South-South-East, South-East, and East; a gentle breeze, which we steer’d West-South-West by Compass. At 4 o’Clock we discover’d a small low Island bearing South-South-West, distant 3 Leagues. The Island hath no place in any of our Charts: Latitude 10 degrees 47 minutes South, Longitude 238 degrees 28 minutes West. At Noon we were in the Latitude of 11 degrees 9 minutes South, Longitude 239 degrees 26 minutes West. Course and distance sail’d since yesterday noon, South 63 West, 67 miles.


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