28th January 1770

[In Ship Cove, Queen Charlotte Sound, New Zealand]
Strong Gales westerly. P.M. fair and Cloudy, the remainder thick, hazey weather, with much rain.

Joseph Banks Journal
This morn at day break it Raind very hard but not enough to disturb the concert of our little musical [neighbours] which we every morning attend to with the greatest pleasure, they sung their time till the sun disturbd them as usual; the rain however continued the whole day.

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