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Sunday the 28th March. About 5 days ago Manu got the fever. He got very sick, took immediately an emetic, but is acting weak knocked up since that time. There is no doubt in my mind that the  bad flour was the cause, because Manu took great care not to eat much meat. I had fixed Thursday the 25 to pass the Mackenzie, made easier by the difficulties of crossing the goats at the [can't read]. We constructed a small bush fold made of branches, which we finished with Boecking Wednesday evening at moonlight. The horses which never had missed a day to come into the camp, did not come and as none was tethered and the greatest number had broken their hobbles, I was afraid that they had gone
 

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