The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics and Morals of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 2 [of 3]

By Benjamin Franklin

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| --| 6 P.M.| 64 | 55 | NW| WSW | 15 | | | |
| --|10 | 65 | 55 | NbW| WbN | 10 | | | |
| 3| 7 A.M.| 62 | 54 | | | 30 |38 30|75 0| |
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OBSERVATIONS _of the Warmth of the_ SEA-WATER, &c. _by Fahrenheit's
Thermometer; with other Remarks made on board the Reprisal, Capt.
Wycks, bound from Philadelphia to France, in October and November,
1776_.

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|Date |Hour|Hour|Temp|Temp |Wind|Course|Dist-| Lat |Long | Remarks |
| |A.M.|P.M.| of | of | | |ance | N. | W. | |
| | | | Air|Water| | | | | | |
|-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+-----+-----+---------------
| Oct | | | | | | | | | |Left the capes |
| 31| 10 | | 76 | 70 |SSE | EbS | 135 |38 12|70 30|Thursday night,|
| --| | 4 | | 71 |

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