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Endeavour journal, 16 August 1769 (Series 03.356)

Notes: Page header reads: 'Standing to the Southward'
Author: Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
Date: 16 August 1769
Series title: Series 03: The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 25 August 1768 - 12 July 1771
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Transcript: 16. Soon after we rose this morn we were told that land was in sight; it provd to be a cloud but at first sight was so like land that it deceivd every man in the ship, even Tupia gave it a name. The ship bore down towards it but in about 3 hours all hands were convincd that it was but a cloud.