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Endeavour journal, 7 February 1771 (Series 03.841)

Notes: Page header reads: 'From Princes Island to the Cape of Good Hope'; 'To the Cape of Good Hope'
Author: Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
Date: 7 February 1771
Series title: Series 03: The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 25 August 1768 - 12 July 1771
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Transcript: 7. Our people who were not very bad before the 1st of this month were now almost universaly recoverd, but there were still several in the ship who at that time were very bad; these remaind unalterably the same neither becoming better nor worse. Through the whole course of this distemper Medicine has been of little use, the Sick generaly proceeding gradualy to their end without a favourable symptom, till the change of weather stopd in a manner instantaneously the Malignant quality of the disease.