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ng [CRUISING] for Whales on the Coast of Jappan [JAPAN] P Pearson [PIERSON]

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Remarks on board Saturday June 14 The first part of the 24 hours we have light winds and calm from the NNE. Steering to the South. Spoke ship Peruvian of Nantucket, 24 months out, 1200 bbls [BARRELS] of oil. Nothing more worth of remark. Latitude by obs vation [OBSERVATION] 28°=25 N Longitude by Cronometor [CHRONOMETER] 157°=00

Remarks on board Sunday June 15th 1834 The first part of thes[E] 24 hours we have lig [LIGHT] winds and calm. At sunrise saw whales. Loard [LOWERED] and chaist [CHASED]. Got on[E] darted but did not fasen [FASTEN]. The Franklin in company chaising [CHASING]. Saw a great many large whales going quick to the E Northerly. Took in sail. Lay each way through the night. Latitude by obs vation [OBSERVATION] 27°=13 North Longitude by Cronometor [CHRONOMETER] 157°=19 East

[A VERTICAL SKETCH OF A TOOTHED WHALE APPEARS IN THE LEFT MARGIN WITH TEXT: Saw whales again[?] meny Darted but mist]

Remarks on board Monday June 16th 1834 The first part of thes[E] 24 hours we have light winds from the NW. Steering SW with all sail set. At night shortned [SHORTENED] sail. Nothing more worth of remark. Latitude by obs vation [OBSERVATION] 27°=21 Longitude by Cronometor [CHRONOMETER] 155°=52 East

[A VERTICAL SKETCH OF A TOOTHED WHALE APPEARS IN THE LEFT MARGIN WITH TEXT: Saw whales chaist]

[A SKETCH OF A WHALE'S TAIL APPEARS IN THE RIGHT MARGIN]

Remarks on board Tuesday June 17th 183 -[1834] The first part of thes[E] 24 we have light winds an[D] calm. Steering SW. Saw nothing. Gaming [GAMMING] with the Frankling [FRANKLIN]. Latitude [LATITUDE] by obs vation [OBSERVATION] 27°=26 North Longitude by Cronometor [CHRONOMETER] 154°=50 East

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