Journals

Third Journey (MS 107/2)

17th November 1778


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[17th november 1778]
17:

term 66 ­ t 84 d t 52 stil helder warm veel sneeuw op de bergen ten noorden.
barometer by de vos 28 ­ 0
Sond een man te paard na de Caap om enige medicynen.
met den middag fris n:w: het welk regen wolken aanbragt.

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[page 22]
[17th November 1778]
17

Thermometer 66 degrees, rising to 84 degrees, dropping to 52. Calm, clear and hot. Much snow on the mountains to the north.
Barometer at De Vos, 28 inches 0 tenths.
Sent a man to Cape Town for some medicines
Wind fresh north-west at noon, which brought rain-clouds.