Wind came out from NW last night at 8 ½ and blew hard has abated but little this morning, a thick fog is hanging round got underweigh at 1 PM at 3 saw the lighthouse at SW pass at 5 minutes to 4 got a pilot, then a steamboat came along, and said for our comfort that we could not go in to night, at 5 dropped anchor in Mississippi, to wait our time, the Shakespeare is ahead of us arr. yesterday the Resenne the day before, the weather is cold have on all our winter clothing, and have to shut the door beside, we call our passage 56 days from Liverpool

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