Journals

Second Journey (MS 107/1/1-2)

7th March 1778


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[7th March 1778]
7

vertrok over een moeyelyk pad over de bergen na franshoek, moest het paard meest leiden. arriveerde na drie uren in frans hoek. na drie uren n:west arriveerde op de plaats van marten melk essenbos

warm weer z:o: sagte wind

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[7th March 1778]
7

Departed on a difficult road across the mountains to Franschhoek, having to lead the horse most of the time. Arrived at Franschhoek after three hours. After going three hours north-west arrived at Essenbos, the farm of Martin Melk,.

Warm weather, soft south-east wind.