Saturday, March 28, 1896
Fine day. All vegetation happy.
Mr Curry came & settled acct [account] for Blum
I taking acknowledgment of balance of $110.30 from him & giving receipt in full in return
X Walked with Helen to the old ranch watching the herons at the heronry by the way, they are now hatching.
Clear & cool. & breezy.
High north wind - & cool. Blinding dust on way to Martinez
X Slight frost last night
Tuesday, March 31, 1896
Fine weather. Walked yesterday on hills with Helen. Found tiny buttercups. & Valerianella - a curious little plant.
X Wrote to Sellers & sent photo with autograph also to E Edwards & WC. Curruth.
Wednesday, April 1
Fine day - warmer again, had fine walk with Helen. Measured Mt Wanda - 300 ft [feet]
Mt Helen as near as I could make out with level is about 10 ft [feet] higher
Had fine time examining flrs [flowers] with pocket lens & teaching Helen the Happy
Fine cool day walk on the two hills with Helen - a 2nd species of wythea near summit of Helen hill.
X Sent receipt to Mr Petersen for $25.
Original journal dimensions: 18 x 21 cm.
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