Journals

Third Journey (MS 107/2)

28th August 1779


transcription

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Journaal der derde reis door een deel van zuidelyk africa gedaan van den 28 aug: 1778 tot 25 Jan 1779. R:J: Gordon

[28th August 1778]
den 28 augt 1778
n:w: frisse wind regen lugt Term. 58 ­ 76 ­ 60. vertrok van de Caap de duinen door en arriveerde met donker op de plaats vergelegen by de waal in hottentots holland.

[pages 2 to 8 in the MS are blank; there are no entries after 28th August until 18th September]

translation

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Journal of the third journey through a part of Southern Africa, done from the 28th of August 1778 and the 25th of January. 1779. R.:J: Gordon

[28th August 1778]
The 28th August 1778
Fresh north-west wind. Rainy sky.
Thermometer. 56-76-60.

Left the Cape through the dunes and at dark arrived at De Waal’s farm, Vergelegen, in the Hottentots Holland.

[Pages 2 to e in the MS are blank; and there are no entries after 28th August until 18th September]