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John Muir

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From [Hopeton ] at noon 1st [first] day of voyage to a camp in oak [timber] [go] [miles] below, had [considerable] difficulty in [shoring] [ ] cobbly bars. Fish abundant in deep pools Salmon trout & [snaper] [snapper]

2nd [second] day lunched at Neils ranch & camped beneath overhanging willows off the bank – rain early next morning.

3d [third] day row to a house a couple of [miles] & remain all day.

Rain nearly constant.

From this point (15 miles below [Hopeton] Tho [though] no cobblestones [ ] scarce any pebbles – sand only [carried] into San Joaquin by [this] [storm].

4th [fourth] day row to Colliers & stop with his family over night 12 happy hearty children

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met a man here who had been shot in the head He is an inventor & showed me a working model of a seed sower & harrow complained that the shot that [scattered] a portion of his brain had affected his mind

Just above this ranch at [Turners] there is an artesian

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Date Original

1877

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Original journal dimensions: 10.5 x 17 cm.

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MuirReel25Journal04P25-26.tif

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Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

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Keywords

John Muir, journals, drawings, writings, travel, journaling, naturalist

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