Thursday, May 21, 1896 Rain all forenoon & most of P.M. Raining now 9 P.M. a genetle calm spring drizzle mild in temperature [ ] vegetation but sad hay weather. Friday 22 Dry & clear. At [Mrs.] Cass’ funeral. A sad one. Saturday 23 Clear & slightly warmer. Went to the city. Saw Cap. Rodgers, Dr. Taylor, Keith & others.
Sunday, May 24, 1896 First warm day, nearly 80 [degrees] in shade. Rode up the Valley with L. [Louie] & the children. Vegetation still fresh on account of rain & coolness. Only the very driest hills show brown as yet. Usually all are tawny ere this. Monday 25 Calm, warm balmy. Vines growing at last. Fairly hot all at once 85 [degrees] Tuesday 26 Still hotter 102 n shade in Los Angeles, about 88 here & 90 in S.F. [San Francisco] [hot] [norther]
Original journal dimensions: 18 x 21 cm.
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