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Serious accident had like to have occurred
_ the rope gave way and the block
was jerked against the breast of one
of the sailors, by the force of 6 or 8
men _ he fell but recovered his breath
in a few minutes and in a couple of
hours was aloft at work. _ Another
Sail (a ship) bound westward. -
Still a fine breeze _ and the Sea
Sickness all gone except now &
then the poor cabin boy Jno {shorthand}
7th day Morning 23rd
A fine breeze all night and our
course this morning East by North
the wind from SW nearly. _ The Canvass
nearly all spread and in addition
to that yesterday we have out a
Skysail & Moon Raker, instead of
the [Sile?] & flyg gib. Lat today
39' 26' Long 53' 30' West of Greenwich

_ For want of something better to do
and relieve that most curious
listlessness and indisposition to [confine]
the attention for a moment to any
particular object, The passengers,
commenced their amusements on
deck, of pitching _ climbing ropes
Jumping hop scop &c _

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