[10th] 200 yds wide |0| [between] wooded bluffs. Grouse attacks Keith. 10th through [glorious] wood cross branches of Nisqually one of them clear the [Mashael] R [River] timber growing better. Camp in glorious grove # on island looking up from bed seemed in tent of 10 posts [sketch] with [fingery] tree leaves & [bay] 11. glorious woods with wintergreen [ab] Fine valley of the Sukatasse. [Cripple] here with good home. Intelligent family. Valley walled in by mtns [mountains] trail up this vall [valley] to Soda Springs & follows river cross 3 forks some boisterous roaring one [bridged] narrow lengthwise [ ]
Arrive at Springs 7 P.M. mtn [mountain] in plane view dist. [distant] 10 ms [miles] low looking & meanish—bathe in spring. Sleep in garret. Monticola
Original journal dimensions: 8.5 x 14.5 cm.
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