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Cecil Swale Diary, 1904

Cecil Swale 1904 Diary 53.pdf

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January THURSDAY, 28 (28-338) 1904

8˚ below zero. Cut till 11:30 loaded first load for this week 6 spiles took in in afternoon. I put a hook on canthook & put on a door knob Snowed 5 in today

FRIDAY, 29 (29-337)

1 load of spiles morning loaded for morning Takes 4 1/2 hrs to make round trip. 10 below zero. Snowed a little. George says there was one foxe fox moved at Clemens, & two at quarry, while I saw a track on Jordan Bay.

SATURDAY, 30 (30-336)

more snow two loads spiles to Cement Works I tried to get a shot at a fox in swamp ahead of Cross' dog, but it kept under cover till 2pm when dog left it. Several foxes still about. When snow is as heavy as now, foxes like to circle in the thickest place they can get, the dog can only walk, so that they have the best of it.

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