Crossing of Deer Creek 4700 Head of 5300. near [S] fork of Feather [that] descends S. [south] from Lassens [Butte] Replete with the very [poetry] [of] [the] [ ] woods & [hie] [here] to with it and [forage] Lights shifting [ever] coming & going [Emerled] [crystal] [yellow] [lves] [leaves] on the [shelter] mosaic of every [wave] a [shifting] [loose] vivid gold in light patches of [roseate] brightness [illumed] the [pines] [shining] [spangles] in the [waves] deeps & shallows & [leading] [inlets]
[Sketch of animal in rocks]
Original journal dimensions: 10 x 15.5 cm.
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John Muir, journals, drawings, writings, travel, journaling, naturalist