are all of them constructed like the cottages of the peasants the sloping sheds being formed by long parallel poles of fir held on by pegs at the top of each roof without a single nail in any part of their construction. This would make a pleasant watering place and the shore is admirably well calculated for bathing. There is here a small pier. The trade is much the same as that of Gefle the inhabitants carry on commerce with the port of London exporting bar iron timber deal planks tar pitch.
They import salt a little hemp and sometimes but not often corn. There is a beautiful island in the bay to which the Laplanders bring annually and about this time of the year (July 1) their reindeer for pasture.Before the winter sets in they return and take them away. A Lapland breed of dogs is common here resembling wolves —
TRAVELS IN VARIOUS COUNTRIES OF EUROPE ASIA AND AFRICA ED CLARKE LL D PART THE THIRD SCANDINAVIA VOLUME THE NINTH LONDON PRINTED FOR T CADELI IN THE STRAND BY R WAITS CROWN COURT TEMPLE BAR MDCCCXXIV TRAVELS