28th November 1768

[Modern Rio]
Rio de Janeiro
Fine pleasant weather. The Caulkers having finished the sides, paid them with Tar. This day I unexpectedly received an Answer from my last Memorial, wherein were only a few weak Arguments to support His Excellency's Suspicions that the Ship did not belong to the King, and that my People Smugled. This Memorial I answered.

Joseph Banks Journal
Nothing material hapned, Every thing went on as usual only we if possible increasd our haste to be gone from this place.

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