Creator

John Muir

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47 above the sea. The bluffs about [there] 130 ft high. The val [valley] washed out by the present stream trends SE a mile long or more [1/8] wide Got supper early & was just going to bed when I was startled by seeing a man coming towards me across the moraine from the southward. [It] He proved to be Mr. Reid who

had seen me from the main camp & came [over] with Loomis & the cook [on their boat] to ferry me over. I had not intended making signals for them till next day but was glad to go. I had been seen also by Mr. Case & ___ who were on the W [west] mtn [mountain] above dead forest shooting ptarmigans. Had a good rest & sleep & had leisure to find out how tired I was. & [rich] in new facts

From 2d camp dir [direction] of Large Island No 1 W 20 S trend of coast from Main camp Muir inlet W 50 S Face 2d camp mtn [mountain] N 55 S

Date Original

1890

Source

Original journal dimensions: 8.5 x 13 cm.

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MuirReel28Journal03P47.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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