Cloudy Wr. and Fresh Breezes with Calms some Showers of Rain Thunder and Lightning. Wind ENE. Thermr. 79° to 83°.
Employed at the Forge. Cooper Repairing Casks. Hands sawing Plank. Carpenters Caulking. Hands refitting mizen Rigging.
Four Venereals and one man ill with a Cold. Supplies as usual Cleaned Ship and Smoaked with Tobacco.
Tynah with some friends of his from Attahooroo dined to day with me, to whom I made some presents of Hatchets, shirts and other things. A message came from Whaeeahtua the Erreerahigh of Tiaraboo requesting that I would come and see him before I sailed, but I now thought it proper to make it known I would not leave the Ship while I remained here. I however sent similar invitations to all principal Cheifs.
In the morning I was employed Surveying.