Creator

John Muir

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June Wednesday 5, 1895 Very warm. North wind singing & scorching every man woman child animal and plant. Horizon dirty & dusty. The night hot. no cover required.

Thursday 6 Still dizzily hot from dawn to sundown. North wind howling and scorching. Headaches abundant

Friday 7 Hot North wind still blowing & scorching. The air dusty, dirty opaque by heavy wind over hot lava plains & loose dusty grain fields & pastures. Mr. George came here today to discuss waterworks in [Valona]. Mr. Anderson came with lease of warehouses & wharf for signature. We hope to have a good tenant in Mr. Anderson.

Saturday 8 Hot & dry. Cherries rapidly ripening. Went to town. Came home with Mr. Parkhurst.

Sunday 9 Went to Swetts to see my pet Ruth Parkhurst.

Date Original

1895

Source

Original journal dimensions: 20 x 27 cm.

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MuirReel28Journal08P61-62.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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