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(1815) Author: Matthew Consett - Tema: Sápmi and the Sami
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This musical instrument is sometimes four
yards in length, has a strong and sharp
sound, and in calm weather can be heard at
the distance of four or five miles. It is
generally used by the shepherds in the
woods and mountains, and employed by
them with much success in frightening
away wild animals.

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LETTER XXVII.



Igsund, 3d July.

We set out early in the morning from
Sunval and arrived the same evening at
Igsund, where we had been so hospitably
entertained on the road to Tornao. The
same gentleman politely received us again,
and we slept at his house.

From the neighbourhood of this place,
were the two Lapland girls taken, who are
intended by Sir H. G. L. to be sent to
England, to fulfil a particular engagement
which he had made. As it is my intention
afterwards to write you a full account of
these females, I shall pass over the subject
at present. It will then be in my power to

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