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Tuesday Jan 30 The wind to day is very light though favourable the court to present the resolutions adopted yesterday to the Captain, reported favourably of the bill of fare and that Capt Proctor had promised to do all in his power to make the passengers comfortable, about 6p.m. a more favourable breeze sprung up which lasted through the night and wafted us on our way at the rate of eight knots an hour Wednesday 31 Our breakfast this morning consisted of Lobscouse a kind of hash composed of the remnants of everything fried up with molasses and fat. 10 a.m. the wind still continued favourable and our ship is making ten knots which is calld fast time by the Olde Salts, at 2 p.m. we had dinner of Boiled Ham and Rice which is considered a great treat 6 p.m. wind still good and the prospect is that we shall make a good run. Lat to day 35 deg 24 min. Longitude 44 degrees - Thursday Feb 1st 1849 Four bells turned out and went on deck washed wind still continues good - and we are making good progress. for Dinner to day we had a small quantity of Roast Beef, which had been put on board for the first Cabin but was not like to keep. So they though they would be generous and cook it for us poor [[underlined]]devils [[/underlined]] between decks and some Duff, this latter article is made from flour a little lard and a few raisins boiled together and if dry would make a good substitute for Roman Cement. Lat 34"27 Lon 42"5
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