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Saturday 23th [RD] February 1850 Began with strong wind SSEast and squally steering to the SW Middle and last parts had light wind from West and thick tack Ship heed [HEAD] up S by West Mending a fore Top gallant Sail and do[ING] severel [SEVERAL] other Jobs In Latitude 54..25 Longitude 60..50

Sunday 24th Commenced with light wind from WNW and thick weather Ship under all sail steering S West Middle and last parts and a fine breeze from S East to N West steering SW at Noon spoke Ship Clementine of Amsterdam from the NW Coast with 4800 Barrels of Oil Bound home saw one Right whale bound N East Latitude by Obs [OBSERVATION] 55..20 Longitude do [DITTO] 62..25

Monday 25th Began with thick weather and a fine breeze from SW by W Ship under all sail to the southward by the wind at Noon A Brig passed us about one mile to the leeward showing English Collers [COLORS] A Ship in sight on our weather quawter [QUARTER] standing the same way In Lat [LATITUDE] 45..45 Long [LONGITUDE] 65.25

Tuesday 26th Comenced with Dark weather and A light breeze from WSW and a greate [GREAT] swell Middle had a gale and verry [VERY] squally close Reefed and heed [HEAD] to the Southward Latter part WNW and quite moderate steer SW by S carry all prudent sail In Lat [LATITUDE] 57..12 Long [LONGITUDE] 66 00

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