1st February 1771

[Batavia to Capetown]
Fresh Gales, with flying showers of rain. Clean'd between Decks, and washed with Vinegar. Wind South-East by South; course South 58 1/2 degrees West; distance 119 miles; latitude 14 degrees 44 minutes South; longitude 261 degrees 40 minutes West.

Joseph Banks Journal
Fine brisk trade kept up our spirits and helpd to raise me fast. Two of the people died today Nevertheless.

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