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Tuesday - Sept 11 - 1860 The mornings now are clear & bright but before noon ^[[the heavens]] become overcast & so remain the rest of the day A severe night I had - my whole frame racked in pain from the cold I took on my return from the ^[[last]] mountain tramp. The 1st cold I have had since leaving the States. But this is of sheer carelessness I have been exposed to all weather - [[underlined]] especially to rains - storms & gales [[/underlined]] - I making a point to ^[[be]] out the worst of weathers - Not a sign of cold have ^[[I]] had - while at home in Cincinnati I could hardly pass a week but I did not get one. The remarks of Governor Elbing ^[[of Holsteinburg]] relative to those in the states contemplating were [[strikethrough]] [[?]] [[?]] [[/strikethrough]] to the point showing that [[strikethrough]] [[?]] [[/strikethrough]] the Arctic Regions is the place for such to come instead of going to the West Indies. I coincided with his sentiments! Tes-su-win repeats his operations of yesterday relative to Kingaite - Frobisher Bay etc. It must be as now determined. He & wife have been to Fox Channel from Kem-ni-suite. One whale seen to-day - shy - A day or so will it is hoped show another captured. The apparent [[strikethrough]] sympathy [[/strikethrough]] sympathy of the natives is heartfelt Two little Esquimaux girls Oo-kood-lean & her companion ^[[Kel-er-bung]] were in the cabin office into which my door opens looking at the illustrations in our [[strikethrough]] [[?]] [[/strikethrough]] Atlas. They were perfectly[[guess]] list fearful of disturbing me in my sickness. In walking they would move on tip-toe as though instructed in our customer in the presence of the sick at Home Tessawin sisters child - "Oo-big". The skelleton at "oo-kood-lean" Tessawin's sister.
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