out of driftwood, partly hewn and framed roughly and raised a foot or so above the ground, and heavily covered with wood in the rough. In this box one may find a bone or skull, and the rest carried away or eaten. Long posts sometimes set at the end of the boxes. As they leaned here and there they made a strange confused appearance. The wood all lichen-covered and wasting. Got back to vessel at 10 A.M. and proceeded, homeward bound. Sep. 14th. Fine sunful day. Temp. 49. Passed Cape Prince of Wales at 3 P.M. E[ast] Cape, Diomedes,
Original journal dimensions: 11.5 x 21 cm.
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