Wednesday 21 September 1836

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Wednesday, Septr 21. Modte & squally. Found all the bees in the hive
dead. A bed of finely-powdered earth having been prepared
& manured in a box, was sown with peach, apricot, almond, &
grape seeds, some soaked & others not; some in the shell, & some
out of it: it was then closed up tight, light being admitted.
(they all failed.)

Wednesday, Septr 21. Noon. Miles run, 134 + 4920 = 5054.
Lat. 9E33′ South. Longe 25E19′ West. P.M. Fresh breezes.

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