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[[underlined]] Kennedy [[/underlined]] [[margin]] Apr. 24. [[/margin]] Bittern heard (7) cold & windy [[margin]] " [[ditto for: Apr.]] 25 [[/margin]] A hard frost Spoonbills 50. in my Alkalie Lake. Gulls - 3 by my lake. Coots 2 in Stouts lake. Larus delawarensis 4. [[margin]] " [[ditto for: Apr.]] 28 [[/margin]] [[underlined]] To Valentine [[/underlined]] Mourning Dove, one at Simeon Plover, 2 [[end page]] [[start page]] [[margin]] Apr. 29 [[/margin]] [[underlined]] Left Valentine [[/underlined]] 10:30 A.M. Up the Minnekadusa valley. A narrow valley no trees & little brush. Some fields & farms, good grass, Plums in blossom & willows green, Soon left creek valley & pass through sand hills, few settlers _ some ponds & marshes [[underlined]] Dinner at Cody [[/underlined]] more sloughs & a creek [[underlined]] Merriman [[/underlined]] 2 P.M. 50 Rat houses in slough - [[underlined]] Erwin [[/underlined]] Larger ponds & valleys.
Could be "my" in the sense that he might have camped or stopped there?? -> Ambrosia - don't think it's "my" as he's travelling. Think in context it must be some other word, so have put in brackets with ?
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