Friday 29 April 1836

[, on board the wrote. | Read source notes.]

This 24 hours fresh breeses from the NEd
with clear weather all sail set steering SW
at 7 AM saw the Island of Antoina bearing South by
compass distance 8 leagues off a strange sail in
sight employd setting up the lower topmast and
top Gt riggin with bolt split shrouds cooper fitting
line tubs and carpenter the boatsĀ  Latt Obsd 17.7 N
In the everning read the 1st Psalm with commentry
and exhortation on sung part of two hymns
to day in looking as the heigh mountain thought
on the greatness of Jehovah this land is polutese
they will not let the glorious gospel shine

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