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at from 10 to 15 miles distance. I was
walking on the poop with the Captain
about 10 oclock when some lights we
had seen on shore, & which we thought
were fires, assumed the appearence
of a light house. the Capt. at the
moment thought we had found
Table Bay, & immediately brought the
ship to. it however turned out to
be that we were just off Hants
, & that the lights we had seen
were only fires kindled by the
Kaffirs. They burned until 4 oclock
in the morning.

April 2nd 1858
We made sail again at (11 struck through) 6 oclock
this morning with a light breeze, &
Kept on along the coast as we went on. We came
in sight of the Devils Peak, Lions
& Head & at 12 oclock we
Saw the Ships lying in the Bay.

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