Tuesday 7 June 1836

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

The Gale contd rageing with unabated fury the whole
of last Night, but at 8, A,M, it became a little more
moderate, and the close reef’d Fore top Sail was set,
although the Wind, which is now due East, has still kept
blowing very strong, in the Squall’s, all this Day,
During the Night, we crossed the Line of Capricorn,
in about 29E40’ West Longitude   _________

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