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28 February, 1770

 

On 28 February, 1770, James Cook wrote “Winds between the SW and NNW a fresh gale. In the PM... At 8 Tack'd and stood to the Southward with the wind at west”.

Joseph Banks wrote “Weather a little more moderate so that we got a little respite and our different occupations went on as usual. Opend today a Cask of Cabbage put up by the receipt p. 210 of this Journal which provd most excellently good, scarce at all worse for keeping in my opinion”.

To read about the receipt, visit www.captaincooksociety.com/home/detail?ArticleId=1863

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