F. H. Gilove
[illegible] bar. The hold on their being of this especific human thirst and at the same time their associations with the natives were hand in hand the rudiments of the times and environments. I only hope that the new regime that are trying to improve on nature decorative work of a thousand years in the valley, will not allow the invateing sound, swirl, swash, and [illegible] of the auto to make them overlook the silent graves of these virile Americans that built the first trails into the valley, and split the first shingles and built the first houses with their own hands - that thereafter others may come and see, and hear what can not be described in words nor paintings.Thence I was about two weeks between Mariposa, Mount Bullion, and Coulters Vill, always in, or about mines this is my vocation in life05827
 Aug 22
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Reel 22, Image 0589
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