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August 20, 1926 : Head Camp (Lower & Upper) ; Rouffaer River

August 20

The river is still falling. Posthumous returned with one canoe reporting the river better but still dangerous. We are expecting the transport back any day now. The Dyaks have been busy here today making a couple of long coffin-like cases in which Le Roux and I will send back our ethnological material.

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