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Cruising for Whales on the Coas of Japp [COAST OF JAPAN]

Remarks on board Sunday June 29th Through thes[E] 24 hours we have a fresh gale and hazy weather. A steering by the wind to the Westward. At 9 PM got distance of the moon and sun. Maid [MADE] the Longitude by Luner [LUNAR] 155°=30 East. Longitude by Cronometor [CHRONOMETER] at the same time 154°=55 East. Saw no whales. One sail in sight. Nothing more worth of remark. Latitude by obs vation [OBSERVATION] 26°=49 North

Remarks on board Monday June 30th The first part of thes[E] 24 hours we have fresh gales and hazy weather. At 1 PM stood N by E. At 4 PM spoke ship Frankling [FRANKLIN] of Sag Harbour [HARBOR]. Capt [CAPTAIN] Grifing Master came on bord [BOARD]. Nothing more worth of remark. Latitude [LATITUDE] by obs vation [OBSERVATION] 27°=41 Longitude by Cronometor [CHRONOMETER] 155°=35

Remarks on board Tuesday July the 1, 1834 Through thes[E] 24 hours we have a modrate [MODERATE] breeze and pleasant weather. A steering by the wind to the ESE. Nothing more worth of remark. Latitude by obs vation [OBSERVATION] 27°=39 Longitude by Cronometor [CHRONOMETER] 156°=54 East

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