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(1815) Author: Matthew Consett - Tema: Sápmi and the Sami
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surpass all conception. After a tedious and
tiresome journey we naturally hoped and
and looked for some refreshment, especially
in so large a town, but our expectations
were there defeated by a succession of
additional grievances; such as, the want of
food, a dirty house, a drunken landlord,
with many other circumstances equally
comfortless and disagreeable.

The town of Faulund is a large and
undoubtedly an opulent town, on account of
the circulation of money that must
naturally accrue from the carrying on so
immense and extensive a work. These
copper-works are undoubtedly worth the traveller’s
inspection. The impositions we met with
in Faulund, and the many delays upon the
road from the wilful obstinacy and
incivility of the people, urged us to the
disagreeable necessity of making a formal complaint
against them to the burgo-master, as also
to the commandant. Sir H. G. L. shewed
a very proper and necessary spirit upon
this occasion.

On the 7th we arrived at Avestadt,
where there is a curious copper-work, and

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