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Thursday Feb 6
This day had a fair wind. Steering NW.
The painter employd in painting the
boats. The watches employd in working about
decks. So ends this day.

Friday Feb 7
This day had a fair wind. Steering NW.
The watches employd in sending up the fore royal
and working about decks. So ends this day.
Ship Phenix Sag Harbour Long Island

Saturday Feb 8
This day had a fair wind. Steering NW. The watches
employd in makeing new braces and [cleats?] and [bowlines?]
for the main and mizzen royals. The weather was fine
and we are steering for the Sandwich Islands. So E

Sunday Feb 9
This day had a fair wind and pleasant weather.
The hands employd in reading books and working
the ship. In the after noon it was squaley
and rainey. So ends this day. Philetus Foster SP

Monday Feb 10
This day had a light wind. Steering NW.
The watches employd in makeing gripes for the
boats and making boxes and working the ship. So E

Tuesday Feb 11
This day had a light wind. Steering NW by W.
Watches employd in sorting out onions and
working the ship and painting the [buckets?].
So end this day. Ship Phenix Sag H

Wenesday Feb 12
This day had a light wind. Steering NW by W.
The watches employd in setting up the rigging and putting
them on the boats. Mending sail. Working about decks. So End.

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Blondie

gripe
A temporary eye in a line (rope).