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I0   Art of Travel.

lbs.

Brought forward ..   21J

Bullet-mould, not a heavy one; bit of iron plate for a ladle; gun-cleaning apparatus ; turnscrews ; nipple-wrench ; bottle of fine oil ; spare nipples ; spare screw for cock (see chapter on Gun-Fittings) .. ..   2f

 

Two macintosh water-bags, shaped for the pack saddle, of one gallon each,

with funnel-shaped necks, and having a wide mouth (empty) (see chapter

 

on Water for Drinking) ..

2+

Composition for mending them, in two small bottles ; and a spare piece

of macintosh

Of

Spare leather, canvas, and webbing, for girths; rings and buckles ..

20

Two small patrol-tents, poles, and pegs (see chapter on Tents)

30

Small inflatable, pontoon to hold one, or even two men (see chapter on

Rafts and Boats)

10

Small bags for packing the various articles, independently of the saddle

4

Macintosh sheeting overall, to keep the pack dry .. ..

4

Total weight of various small stores ..   ..

95

Heavy Stores, various:-   lbs.

Pack saddles, spare saddlery (see chapter on Harness) ; bags for packing Water-vessels (see chapter on Water for Drinking)

Heavy ammunition for sporting purposes. (1 lb. weight gives 10 shots.

Otherwise each armed man is supposed to carry a long double-barrelled

rifle of very small bore, say of 70, and ammunition for these is allowed

for below) . .

Total weight of various heavy stores



Stationery :-   lbs. Two ledgers; a dozen note-books (see chapter on Memoranda and Log

 

Books); paper ..

Ink ; pens; pencils ; sealing-wax ; gum

Board to write upon

Books to read, say equal to six vols. the ordinary size of novels; and

9

21

2

 

7f

Bags and cases

Sketching-books, colours, and pencils   .,

3

6

Total weight of stationery   ..   . ..   . ..

Mapping :-

Two sextants ; horizon and roof; lantern ; two pints of oil ; azimuth

compass; small aneroid; thermometers; tin-pot for boiling thermome

30

lbs.

 

ters ; watches (see chapter on Surveying Instruments) ..

..   ..   ..

18

 

Protractors ; ruler ; compasses ; measuring-tape, &c   

.   ..   ..

3

 

Raper's Navigation; Nautical Almanac; Carr's Synopsis, published by

Weale; small tables, and small almanacs; star maps

4

 

Bags and baskets, well wadded . ,

6

 

Total weight of mapping materials

31

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