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(1815) Author: Matthew Consett - Tema: Sápmi and the Sami
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best linguist, found out two phrases which
were of great use to us, bonum vinum and
prone circum. These though a little out
of the dean’s depth, he soon was made to
understand, and we profited by his knowledge.

After coffee, and many expressions of
thanks to our hospitable dean and his lady
for their unbounded civility, we took our
departure, and arrived at Uma this evening.
In our way we passed through a small but
pleasant town called Ojebyn, which was
the native place of the celebrated Doctor
Solander. His mother, we were informed,
is still living in that place.

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LETTER XXVI.



Sunval, July 2.

We left Uma early on the morning of
the 30th, but were detained at Dejecnaboda,
four hours for want of horses. Having
crossed many rivers, and met with various
impediments, we did not arrive at the town
of Anskt till near ten o’clock, where we
intended to take a little refreshment, but were
obliged to content ourselves with very short
commons.
Here, also, we proposed

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