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Log entries for June, 1775-06-01 - 1775-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/58: 173-180
Scope and Contents Daily log entries, travelling from Ascension Island to the island of Fernando de Noronha, off the coast of Brazil, which Wales describes as having perhaps the most romantic appearance of any island in the world [RGO 14/58: 174v]. The entry for 6 June notes that Captain Cook had received Foxon’s hydrometer or patent log-reel from Captain Rice of the Dutch East India ship at St. Helena [RGO 14/58: 174]; the distances run from the ship are measured from this in the log book thereafter, with...
Dates: 1775-06-01 - 1775-06-30
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