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LOG BOOK. A ship's journal. It contains a minute account of the ship's course, with a short history of every occurrence during the voyage. 1 Marsh. Ins. 408. When a log books required by law to be kept, it is an official register so far as regards the transactions required by law to be entered in it, but no further. Ab. Sh. by Story, 468, n. 1; 1 Sumn. R. 373 2 Summ. 19, 78; 4 Mason, R. 544; 1 Esp. R. 427.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Whenever it is presented, the log book creates a lot of interest among the present-day crew, some of whom have been trained or mentored by former captains who have signed the books.
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An entry by the headteacher of Dowlais Central, Richard Price, in the school log book for December 1915 provides just one of many examples of the precarious nature of work in school for married women in this period.
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On September 29, 1908, there was a more formal sea-spectacle event, with the log book recording: "The school was closed in order that the children might see the Channel Fleet on its way northward."
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