Northward: Peary’s 1908-09 Expedition

Course laid

The Roosevelt came to dock at Sydney from the coal pier about 6-30 this morning. Put aboard the last freight and suit cases from the hotel. Left for North Sydney about 11, with Mr. + Mrs. Grosevenor are aboard. Commander Peary and family, Marvin, Borup came over on 3-30 ferry arriving at No. Sydney 4-15. Tried to get underway at once but were fast on bottom. In swinging back toward the dock, smashed boat on starboard side, midships beyond repair.
    A tug accompanied us down to Low Point to bring back Mrs. Peary, Mrs. Chase, Marie, Robert, Col. Borup and Mrs. Warren. Sent letters by Marie.
    Weather clear as a bell, wind fair. Course laid for New Foundland.

 

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