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derive their name — but it would
not take — Lat to day 41° 51 — A
slight breeze at night and we
begin to for from 3 to 4 miles pHr
[but bring] abt makes her roll _

5th day 28th

Quite a bresse this morning & which
gives us pitching for rolling which
is far preferable _ I have just discoverd
that my birth is in about the worse
place in the whole ship * discoved
it by walking on the deck _ and
when I got over my sky light _ when
the Ship is pitching it seems as if
it shrank from underneath the feet.
— rainy_wet_damp weather
to day — the sea runs high (fine
mild weather) and we run faster
than 9 of 10 knots to the N
— several of us Sea sick again
– I feel a little conscientiously
scrupulous about the matter
but not eno to part with
what I have taken to fill the
blanks between bone & skin _
A ship in sight to day.

Lat 43, 51

* & so dark that I can seldom write well

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