Fifth Journey (MS 107/4)

9th December 1785


[9th December 1785]
9 vrydag.

bleven hier stil leggen om na de zeekoeien te informeren.

seer warm s’morgens stil
s’agtermiddag z.o. tamelyk sterk s’avonds still
weerligt in het n.o.
de Caro
term: 80 ­ 94 ­ 90


[9th December 1785]
9 Friday.

Stayed here, quietly to find out more about the hippopotamus.

Very hot. Calm in the morning. south-east wind in the afternoon, fairly strong. Calm at evening. Lightning in the N.E., the Karoo.
Thermometer: 80-94-90.