Creator

John Muir

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56 Douglas Spiraea quite abundant on all mtn ranges of Nevada

In Nevada there are no views strictly picturesque no moist leafy bits of beauty inhabited like houses with special birds & waterfalls but vast landscapes with [whole] skies [over donning] their exquisite lovely revealing in there many sweeping valleys & softly colored & sculpted mountain ranges the glory of God & expanding in a most overpowering way any open impressible should with their own divine expansiveness 57 Pony Ex [Express] - established 58 [ ] 61 - when overland coaches estb

$3 or per letter - Carried about 100 About 200 men employed 2 men at each station. 15 miles apart. Change at each station. herd [bison] during day - at night corralled around the house

Date Original

1878

Source

Original journal dimensions: 10 x 17 cm.

Resource Identifier

MuirReel25Journal06P056-057.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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