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Endeavour journal, 30 January 1771 (Series 03.834)

Notes: Page header reads: 'To the Cape of Good Hope'
Author: Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
Date: 30 January 1771
Series title: Series 03: The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 25 August 1768 - 12 July 1771
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Transcript: 30. For the first time I found myself better and slept some time, which my continual pains had never sufferd me to do before notwistanding the opiates which were constantly administerd. One person only died today, but so weak were the people in general that, officers and men included, not more than 8 or nine could keep the deck so that 4 in a watch was all they had.