¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 they are simply, three places near together where the water is not so deep, but no land was in sight. Early this morning we passed within about sixty miles of Cape Race, whereas yesterday we were nearly a thousand miles from main land.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 About 8 AM we struck into the gulf-stream or “devils blow hole” as the sailors call it, a strip of water about 600 miles wide from pole to pole where the winds enjoy an uninterrupted rampage, it is always rough there, we rolled along with all sails set about 16 miles per hour. Our ship rides the waves nicely and our central staterooms are quite comfortable.
¶ 6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 Our larger days run 360 m partly belongs to the previous day The Sun was not visible yesterday, and todays observations show our “dead reckoning” of yesterday a little incorrect The observation also showed the variation of the compass at this point to be 38° from the true meridian- There are