A Journal of Quiet Adventure in Alaska

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: Chart of Northwest Harbor, Resurrection Bay. Alaska. Lat.S9S4lN. Lon.149'19 CHAPTER II ARRIVAL OUR journal of Fox Island begins properly with the day of our final coming there, Wednesday, September the twenty-eighth, 1918. At nine o'clock in the morning of that day we slid our dory into the water from the beach at Seward, clamped our little patched-up three and one half horse-power Evenrude motor in the stern, and commenced our loading. Since the main part of such a story, as in all these following pages we shall have to tell, must consist in the detailing of the innumerable little commonplaces of our daily lives, we shall begin at once with a list, as far as we have record of it, of all we carried with us. It follows: i Yukon stove 4 lengths stovepipe i broom i bread pan i wash basin i bean pot i mixing bowl Turpentine Linseed oil Nails, etc. 10 gals. gasoline 10 Ibs. rice 5 Ibs. barley 10 Ibs. cornmeal 10 Ibs. rolled oats 10 Ibs. hominy 10 Ibs. farina 10 Ibs. sugar 50 Ibs. flour 2 packages bran 6 cans cocoa i Ib. tea i case milk 8 Ibs. chocolate i gal. sirup i gal. cooking oil 1 piece bacon 2 cans dried eggs 2 cans baked beans 6 lemons 2 packages pancake flour 10 Ibs. whole wheat flour 6 ivory soap 3 laundry soap 6 agate cups 4 agate plates 4 agate bowls 2 agate dishes 4 pots 2 pillows 2 comforters i roll building paper i frying pan 3 bread tins 10 Ibs. lima beans 10 Ibs. white beans 5 Ibs. Mexican beans 10 Ibs. spaghetti 12 cans tomatoes too Ibs. potatoes 10 Ibs. dried peas 5 Ibs. salt i gal. peanut butter 1 gal. marmalade Pepper Yeast 5 Ibs. prunes 5 Ibs. apricots 5 Ibs. carrots 10 Ibs. onions 4 cans soup 12 candles 2 Dutch Cleanser Matches i tea kettle Pails, etc. ...
Publisher: Memphis : General Books, 2010x
ISBN: 9780217417570
Branch Call Number: F912.R39 K3 2010x
Characteristics: 70 p. ; 23 cm


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