Northward: Peary’s 1908-09 Expedition

Fear open leads

Light snow during night + much of day (fear open leads) impossible take observations.
    Captain left on the advance early, 2 Esks, 2 sl., 16 d.
    Borup with 3 Esks, 1 sledge, 16 dogs started to return soon after.
    Then Henson followed Captain. 2 Esks, 2 sl., 24 d.
    Marvin + self remain here with 4 Esks, 5 sledges, 40 dogs.
    Marvin makes sounding (310 fath.) + loses lead.
    My party now consists 12 men, 10 sledges, 80 dogs. Half of this party will camp tonight one march beyond here.    

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