John Muir


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mother, a Chukehi, died in childbirth and the natives killed her father. She is plump, red-cheeked, and in every way a picture of health. That in a Chukehi hut, mused by a Chukehi mother-in-law, and fed on Chukehi food, a half European girl can be so beautiful, well-behaved, happy, and healthy is very notable. 13 June. Our men still were busy coaling, dragging it 1 and ½ miles on sleds, with the assistance of the natives. Dark, snowy, rainy. The Tom Pope put into the bay to prepare for voyage to S. F with full cargo. Letter writing. 14 June. Snowy. Letter writing. 1 Bulletin. 15 June. Snowy. Letter writing. 3 Bulletins. 16 June. Letter writing. Sleety. 1 Bulletin. Least Bulletin letter of this date.

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