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some, we awakened in the night with the impression that rain was falling on the roof, but it was the noise of the Rapids. This is different here from the noise of the lake beach or ocean shore, which is varied by every change of the wind, sometimes roaring in the storm at others gently murmuring in the light breeze.

A pine tree cut at Penokee was about 160 feet high.!
Sept. 13 Started on our return trip went as far as Sibley's, 18 miles ***
Sept. 14 At Welton's*** Searched in vain for traces of fossils***. Got back as far as Ashland at noon and had a pull over the bay, got to LaPointe at 7 p.m. just in time to escape one of these sudden gales that sprung up half an hour after we landed from out small craft.***
At LaPointe all day.

Sept. 15. At night started on steamboat "North Star" for Ontonagon, went only a few miles when the Captain decided the lake was too rough to proceed, ran back to LaPointe, where we remained all night.

The finest view about LaPointe proper and Bayfield nearly in a line with the bay for a foreground and the distant forest clade hills and the western sky for a background. The bay with its pier here and there a sail-boar, or Indian bark canoe, the old Catholic church, the white buildings, the remnants of the old stockade of pickets, all unite to make up a very fine and unique scene.

Sept. 16. The wind continuing high from the S.W. we remained at LaPointe all day.

Got a pair of Indian snow shoes (Ah-ge-muck) to carry

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