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Entries For August 16:
Captain Clark (current)
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We sent for Mr. Jussome and told him to use his influence to prevail on one of the chiefs to accompany us. He informed us soon after that the Big White [Sheheke] would go if we would take his wife and son and Jussome's wife and two children, which we were obliged to agree to do.
Reprinted by permission of the American Studies Programs at the University of Virginia.
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