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Ship David Webster of Sag Harbour bound
Remarks on board Tuesday, October 24th 1837
These 24 hours begins with pleasant breezes from the
NE steering S by W thick & havy middle part
the wind increases latter part halls to North and
blows a gale took in light sails & furld the mai
n course * clost reeft miden top sail took in boa
boat hoisted the others up and leeward then
saw nothing heavy sea on.
Latitude by obs 29"35 South
Longitude by Chronometer 29"08 West
Remarks on board Wednesday, October 25th
These 24 hours begins with a gale of wind from the
North steering S by W at 7PM moderates maid all sail
middle part pleasant the wind halls to NNE latter
part thick drissly naild the bow boat over & put
her on the cranes saw nothing water a little green
Latitude by ob 32"12 South
Longitude by Ch 29"38 West
Remarks on board Thursday, October 26th
The first part of thes 24 hours strong gales from NW
steering S by W at 8AM double reeft took in main sail
& jyb middle part quarter watches latter part a
breezy gale took in topsails wind SSE heading SW
hoisted up the boats and let her lay by the wind saw gonys
Latitude by ob 33"22 South Longitude 30"00 West
Remarks on baord Friday, October 27th 1837
The first part of thes 24 hours strong gales from the
South thick and rainy laing too clost reeft ma
in top sail heading WSW middle par blows hard
latter part more moderate on bent [forse?] sail [nundid?] it spare
to repair it bent them again Latitude ob 34"01 So Long 30"04 W

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