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Endeavour journal, 13 May 1770 (Series 03.627)

Notes: Page header reads: 'New South Wales'
Author: Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
Date: 13 May 1770
Series title: Series 03: The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 25 August 1768 - 12 July 1771
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Transcript: 13. Wind off shore today, it let us however come in with the land. Many porpoises were about the ship. At Noon several fires ashore, one very large which I judgd to be at least a league inland. Innumerable shoals of fish about the ship in the afternoon and some birds of the Nectris kind.