Item 02: John Herbert Butler correspondence, 1914-1920 - Page 31

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there for a couple of days. The horses were all hauled through the river, fastened on to a continuous running line. The all had a good swim & it did the poor beggars a world of good.

The fine dust & sand must bother them the same as it does us. The glourious part of that trip was that we camped in a large public botanic garden with beautiful flowers all around us & all sots of sweet smelling tropical plants & trees, & slept on lovely green lawn. But of course there was something to mar our short time in paradise – it blew like hell both those days

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