The scrawled note is an item obtained while searching the crate in Ungadulu's cave during Legends Quest. It reads:
Daily notes of Ungadulu ... Day 1 ... I have prepared the incantations and will invoke the spirits of my ancestors and pay them homage. Though I feel a strange presence in these caves, it is with the heart of the lion that I fight my fears and mark the magical octagram.
Day 2 ... What have I done? My spirit is overthrown by feelings of fear and evil, I am not myself these days and feel helpless and weak. From my teachings ...