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Eben King Diary entry May 5, 1873

May 05, 2013

From the "Diary 1873"
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Monday May 5, 1873: Filed two saws for Gill. Repaired frame .75. bot (bought) bbl (bushel) of him to put soap in. .60. Made soap and washed. P.M. at work making club for the jib of the Lone Star, price 1.00.

Questions for the day are how do you make soap, and what part of a vessel is the "club" and what is a "jib"? Answers in the next blog entry.


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