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Endeavour journal, 1 September 1770 (Series 03.739)

Notes: Page header reads: 'Coast of New Guinea'
Author: Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
Date: 1 September 1770
Series title: Series 03: The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 25 August 1768 - 12 July 1771
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Transcript: 1. Distant as the land was a very Fragrant smell came of from it realy in the morn with the little breeze which blew right off shore, it resembled much the smell of gum Benjamin; as the sun gatherd power it dyed away and was no longer smelt. All the latter part of the day we had calms or light winds all round the compass, the weather at the same time being most intolerably hot.