Journals

Fifth Journey (MS 107/4)

10th December 1785


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[10th December 1785]
10 saturdag

gingen op de zeekoei jagt dog vernamen niets

10 smorgens mistig noorder lugt als na donder weer. stil, door den dag als gewoonte z.o. agtermiddag tot nagt
term 80 ­ 90 ­ 86

translation

[10th December 1785]
10 Saturday.

We went hunting hippopotamus but saw nothing.

10 Misty in the morning with a northerly breeze as after thundery weather.Calm throughout the day. As usual a south-east wind in the afternoon until night fall.
Thermometer: 80-90-86.