Journals

Third Journey (MS 107/2)

15th December 1778


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[15th December 1778]
15

schoon koel weer west lugtje vertrok te rug na de Straat. en van daar in den avond, na de draay daar de wegen scheiden. alwaar na twe en een half uur arriveerde, en uitspande: term. 68 - 80 ­ 70. gepasseerde nagt sterk gedawt.

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[15th December 1778]
15

Fine cool weather. Soft westerly breeze. Went back to De Straat. and from there continued on our way and after 2½ hours arrived in the evening at the bend where the roads divide, and outspanned. Thermometer 68 degrees to 80 degrees to 70 degrees Heavy dew last night.