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Saturday December 8th 1849 -- First part of this day had light wind from South and fair weather 5 Ships In sight all steering to the eastward Middle and latter parts had rather more wind from the same way So ends all well Lat by Obs [LATITUDE BY OBSSRVATION] 31..12 Long [LONGITUDE]

Sunday 9th Began with fair weather and light wind from SW Ship by the wind to the SE ward [SOUTHEASTWARD] one sail in sight steering the same way Middle and latter parts had about the same weather saw severel [SEVERAL] ships steering diferent [DIFFERENT] Compses [COMPASSES] the day being the sabbath done Onboard So ends In Lat [LATITUDE] 30..32 Long [LONGITUDE] 32..00

Monday 10th The day began with strong wind from South had plesant [PLEASANT] weather Ship under all sail Steering to the eastward three Ships in sight all standing the same way Latter part had about the Same weather watch variously employed saw severel [SEVERAL] finbacks and 3 Ships So ends Lat by Obs [LATITUDE BY OBSERVATION] 29..50 Long [LONGITUDE] 29..30

Tuesday 11th Commences with Strong wind from SW and rather Squally steering by the wind to the SE [???] at [??] PM Spoke Ship Washington from N [NEW] York bound to St Francisca [SAN FRANCISCO] middle and latter parts rather Squally and frequent Showers Steer South two Ships in Sight boath [BOTH] steering to the south ward so ends all well I [IN] Lat [27..34 CROSSED OUT] Lat [LATITUDE] 28.21 Long [LONGITUDE] 27..39 west

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