Sunday 8 May 1836

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At 11, O’Clock last Night a gentle Air sprang up from
E,N,E, which at 8, A,M, had increased to a smart Breeze
that contd all this Day,  _______   We have seen an im-
-mense number of flying Fish, during the Day, three
or four of which, flew upon our Decks, they were
follow’d by several large Fish, 4 or 5 Feet in length,
which leap’d a great height out of the Sea, after their  prey
and One of them, was seen to catch a flying Fish in his
Mouth, while two or three Feet above Water   _______

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