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board in to protect it. We then climbed the heights - with difficulty & spent an hour on the sunny rock - in sight of camp - but so far away. Each big - bellied cloud seemed to contain more wind than the last & one sprinkled us with rain. Towards 3, two men Mr. S. & another, discovered us & under took to get out the boat. They succeeded with much difficulty, after one had smashed his finger on a rock. Then they made us come in & have dinner. Mr S. got it while Mrs. S - sick on a cot with a headache - entertained us. He heaped our plates with meat pie. Made a large pot of black tea - gave us huge pieces of huckleberry pie & slice after slice of bread - pickles &c. &c. We did it all justice & were then taken out to see the flowers & vegetables growing in the rock crevices & a big boquet adorned me as we departed. A man rowed us home - nearly swamping the boat as we started - & another paddled a canoe to bring him back. I could have rowed it - or Ned could - but we had no rudder. Our


board in to protect it. We then climbed the heights - with difficulty & spent an hour on the sunny rock - in sight of camp - but so far away. Each big - bellied cloud seemed to contain more wind than the last & one sprinkled us with rain. Towards 3, two men Mr. S. & another, discovered us & under took to get out the boat. They succeeded with much difficulty, after one had smashed his finger on a rock. Then they made us come in & have dinner. Mr S. got it while Mrs. S - sick on a cot with a headache - entertained us. He heaped our plates with meat pie. Made a large pot of black tea - gave us huge pieces of huckleberry pie & slice after slice of bread - pickles &c. &c. We did it all justice & were then taken out to see the flowers & vegetables growing in the rock crevices & a big boquet adorned me as we departed. A man rowed us home - nearly swamping the boat as we started - & another paddled a canoe to bring him back. I could have rowed it - or Ned could - but we had no rudder. Our


board in to protect it. We then climbed the heights - with difficulty & spent an hour on the sunny rock - in sight of camp - but so far away. Each big - bellied cloud seemed to contain more wind than the last & one sprinkled us with rain. Towards 3, two men Mr. S. & another, discovered us & under took to get out the boat. They succeeded with much difficulty, after one had smashed his finger on a rock. Then they made us come in & have dinner. Mr S. got it while Mrs. S - sick on a cot with a headache - entertained us. He heaped our plates with meat pie. Made a large pot of black tea - gave us huge pieces of huckleberry pie & slice after slice of bread - pickles &c. &c. We did it all justice & were then taken out to see the flowers & vegetables growing in the rock crevices & a big boquet adorned me as we departed. A man rowed us home - nearly swamping the boat as we started - & another paddled a canoe to bring him back. I could have rowed it - or Ned could - but we had no rudder. Our

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