Aug 5, 1789
Very Fresh Gales East Southerly and Fair Weather. Two Men in the sick List Intermitting Fevers. Employed about the Vessel. On the 4th my Carpenter finished laying the Deck which has been 27 Days in doing. 5th Masted the Vessel.
A Chinese Prow came in loaded with Wax and Sandle Wood. which was all landed at their own Stores.
I had some new Fruit procured for me to day called Sow. It is about the size and like a Red Plumb, has a pleasant sweet taste and mealy like a Potatoe. It had four Stone Seeds.