Fresh Breezes Easterly and Fair Weather. Three People Ill with intermitting Fever. The Secretary of the Company[*] brought me in an Account a Tax of 5 per Cent on the Purchase of the Schooner, but I refused to pay any such Tax and it was therefore laid on the Seller.
The Governor exists but that is all. I am now busyly employed writing my letters and getting my Accounts in a train for settling.