Wednesday 4 May 1836

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

This 24 hours light winds and plesent weather all
sail set steering S by E and S by W employd fitting our
Whaleing guier and doing other nesury work
Lattd Obsd 5.52 N Longd 21.43 West
Read a chapt in Job this morning and had my sperit
uall strength renewed in the everning read the
20th chapt of St Matthew with a tract the accuser accused
my side pains me it may soon come that my
faith will be called to exercise its foundation so as
to suffer the will of that God I have so greaviously
offended happy for me if God the faithfull God
and father of my Lord and saivour Jesus Christ
vouch safe his holy sperit to me to help me through
the dark valley and shadow of Death to those glorio
us mansions Christ has prepared for all that
endure to the end

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