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-5- May 14, 1924. Travelled to Li Chuang. Got a sparrow hawk, colored a little like a plymouth rock chicken. Caught several interesting insects. A very hot, dry day. Travelled about 20 miles. Hawk had red eyes- or pink. May 15, 1924. Arrived at Suifu. Took care of specimens- dried insects, etc. May 16, 1924. Sent a netter for a month's intensive work south of Suifu. Some odd moths hatched out of cocoons. May 17, 1924. Mailed box No. 162, insects. A hot day. Caught a few insects. May 18, 1924. A dry, hot day. Several moths hatched out. May 19, 1924. Busy at home. Secured some curious bees. Mailed box No. 163. May 20, 1924. Busy at home. Mailed box No. 164. May 21, 1924. Several moths hatched from cocoons. Looked over birds killed on the last trip. Some were in good condition. Others were wrapped with the heads next to the bodies, so that the feathers did not dry smoothly. The rough travel south to Suifu affected some of these. May 23, 1924. Mailed box 165. Collecting outfit previously used by Mr. Hoy arrived at 6:30. Brought them up to the house. Was busy until ten o'clock. Had to coax the coolies a great deal to get them to carry the loads. Was vaccinated for typhoid. May 24, 1924. Unloaded the boxes containing the collecting materials. Nearly everything in good condition. It is a fine collecting outfit, but a few things are the worse for wear. Guns in good condition. Reported that a leopard was killed just outside of town after he killed one man and wounded two others. May 25, 1924. Feeling "rummy" from typhoid vaccination. May 26, 1924. Copied a list of collecting outfits ^[[OUTFIT]] in the Smithsonian account book. Wrote consul. Wrote Mr. Jones, thanking him for forwarding the collecting outfit.
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