Eighteen below this morning, at seven oclock. We had a heavy breeze and some snow for awhile this morning, the wind went down about ten but there is still a little snow in the air. Borup with three natives left about eleven for the Northern trip. He don't expect to get farther than Cape Richardson tonight he intended to go to Porter bay and catch up with Mat. as he had to stop there one day an solder up three cases of one gallon cans of alcohol, that were made of very thin tin and leak some.