18TH CENTURY LIVING HISTORY, HISTORICAL TREKKING, AND LONG TERM SURVIVAL.
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18TH CENTURY LIVING HISTORY IN AUSTRALIA.
Saturday, 25 August 2012
“I was Left behind at ye Camps, where they was killing of Cattle and Laying in a Stock of Provissions, for our Voyage, there manner of Curing meate that they Design to keep any Considerable time, is to Cut it in Large fletches, and Lay it over ye
fire, till it is So Smoakedryed, and Rosted, yt one Cannot perceive any manner of moister in it, more then in a Chip, this is ye Custom of both french. and Indians, when they Design to Carrey their provisions any Considerable Distance”. The Pote Journal 1745.