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William Law Ogilby Diary

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Aug 1st. Moved camp down to Buttles Lake & stayed overnight back to second lake next day; this Buttles lake is a lovely lake some 25 miles long by 1 to 1½ miles wide, as grazing or agricultural land around it being enclosed by mountains about 3000 ft high; our survey line crosses about 7 miles from its outlet.

"Throwing the axe a favorite game on a survey"

Aug 2nd. We build a raft of red cedar on the lake and go for an exploring trip in the afternoon; see any amount of fine trout rising and we long to have a good meal of fresh trout once more;

BC Archives, AAAA1452 File 1 / OGILBY, William Law / Diary, 27 Mar to 8 Oct 1892.

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