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: Prairie traveler : a hand-book for overland expeditions, with maps, illustrations, and itineraries of the principal routes between the Mississippi and the Pacific
: Marcy, Randolph Barnes, 1812-1887
: Overland journeys to the Pacific West (U.S.) -- Description and travel
: New York : Harper
: Robarts - University of Toronto
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The tent used in the army will shelter comforta-bly twelve men. Captain G. Rhodes, of the English army, in hisrecent work upon tents and tent-life, has given adescription of most of the tents used in the diiferentarmies in Europe, but, in my judgment, none ofthem, in point of convenience, comfort, and econo-my, will compare with the Sibley tent for campaign-ing in cold weather. One of its most importantfeatures, that of admitting of a fire within it and ofcausing a draught by the disposition of the wings,is not, that I am aware, possessed by any othertent. Moreover, it is exempt from the objectionsthat are urged against some other tents on accountof insalubrity from want of top ventilation to carryoff the impure air during the night. CAMP rUKNITURE. The accompanying illustrations present some con-venient articles of portable camp furniture. Camp Chair No. 1 is of oak or other hard wood.Fig. 1 represents it opened for use; in Fig. 2 it isclosed for transportation. ^ is a stout canvas,
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CA.MP CUAIK. NO. 1.
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