Northward: Peary’s 1908-09 Expedition

The windless engine

Twenty two above this morning, and hasn't been above Twenty three today, the sun shone for a little while this morning, but the wind came around to the North and it has been trying to snow for the rest of the day. I fixed up the windless Engine today, and the main deck Wench yesterday. Cody is leaving for a trip across to Greenland to leave some provisions and a letter of instructions for McMillan to go to Fort Conger to take tidal observations, they have to cross the Sound south of us and that will save them two or three days travel and perhaps four they can go right along instead of coming to the ship and then turn around and travel back again. Not much melting of snow today. The Bar. is 29.69 tonight rising slowly.  

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