28th July 1770
Winds and weather as above, without the least Variation the whole of the 24 hours. The Carpenters finish'd caulking the Ship.
Joseph Banks Journal
Botanizing with no kind of success. The Plants were now intirely compleated and nothing new to be found, so that sailing is all we wish for if the wind would but allow us. Dind today upon the animal, who eat but ill, he was I suppose too old. His fault however was an uncommon one, the total want of flavour, for he was certainly the most insipid meat I eat.
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