Creator

John Muir

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26 of my sled. Made the fire in a[n] meat can wh [which] I emptied for the purpose. A small camp fire, the smallest I ever made or saw. Yet it answered well as far as the tea was concerned. Crept into my sack before 8 o clock as the wind was cold & my feet wet One of my shoes is worn out. May have to put on a wooden

sole. This day has been cloudless throughout lovely sunshine purple eve [evening] & morn [morning] fine not thick The marvelous circumference of Mtns. [mountains] beheld from the midst of this world of ice vast plain reposing in such light. So clearly cut hold [my] [themselves] aloft with their loads of ice in supreme strength & beauty. Found skull

Date Original

1890

Source

Original journal dimensions: 8.5 x 13 cm.

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MuirReel28Journal03P26.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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