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2 ^[] [[stamp]] SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION. APR 15 1865 [[/stamp]] [[preprinted] No. [[strikethrough]] Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C. [[/strikethrough]] 18 [[/preprinted] for the first 3 or 4 days it was too rough to work - Rough as it was I was not at all sea sick - too lazy & sleepy to get sick I guess - anyway I quite enjoyed my first taste of life on the ocean waves But latterly it has been too hot for comfort. Thank God we are going north! I trust you will succeed in getting me some kind of authority for Jones at the Youkon to help us. - It would be very easy for him to give us great assistance without any
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