Creator

John Muir

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Sketch Island End pg 5 Skagway Pass Chilcat [Chilkat] pg 6 & 7 & Dyea Yass Bay Chilcat [Chilkat] pg 8 & 9 & Dyea Eagle Glacier pg 12 Mt Crillion pg 14 2187 Inside Clds pg 47 & 48 Narrative from pg 62 to end of book Sargent & Canby Trip to Alaska 1897 start from Banff John Muir Martinez California Captain James Cass Cayucos San Luis Obispo Co. [county] Cal.

What your hand finds to do, do it with might, for there is no work or dance in the grave. Can’t work with might in fussy feverishness. Should be calm as a star or a gl. Look at the stars, keep cool. Keep yourself well in hand, in health. Can’t work in fever. No fever more demoralizing than gold fever. The long winters, the darkness, the flinty frozen ground like a cool strong hand on the head of a sick child will soothe and calm. Nature’s voice, peace, be still.

Date Original

1897

Source

Original journal dimensions: 9 x 15 cm.

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MuirReel29Journal01P01.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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