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In reply to my enquiry, the Hon.
H.J.Deshon, President, 3rd Division
Sarawak, Borneo, writes to me under
date 9 Mch 1903 saying he too has
seen Dyaks making cats cradles,
and that he has forwarded my enquiry,
as requested by me, to the Rev.
N.Howell Sabu Mission, Sarawak.
who however, did not reply.[overwritten who did not reply ]
Capt. ^the Hon [?]H. Keppel R.N. "Expedition to Borneo of
H.M.S. Dido. 2 vols. (1847.) W.B. libry. Vol 2. p.
209. T. They [the Dyaks] reckon with their
fingers and toes, & few are clever enough to
count beyond twenty; but when they repeat
the operation, they record each twenty by
making a knot on a string."
H. Ling Roth: Natives of Sarawak & Borneo 2 vols.
super [? Royal 8:?] (700 copies printed) 50/-. Refer to
this if in Brit. Mus.

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