101 [sketch]: snow August 21st The two middle stakes Oct 6th 2nd stake 3 inches too low 1 inch too high. The 1st stake reckoning from W to E called No 2 on chip in rock & rock marked with chip in [crack] & chip in pile of stones closer to solid ledge 15 Sept 1st [stake] 14, 2nd 11’h, 3rd 6, 4th 4, W to E About 75 yards apart, 4th 20 yards from Edge 102 Upper Stake in line with 15th Sept plumb line strikes S side pillar x 6th Oct plumbline strikes middle pillar [sketch of stake locations includes updated ink note Aug 21st] [sketch]: stake moved 15 [in] Stake in rock 6 in too far N & 20 Yds ? S of deep notch in Mtn wall
[sketch]: Sent [Sentinel] Dome; clds [Clouds] Rest; [Murchison]; Lyell; McClure
Original journal dimensions: 13.5 x 12.5 cm.
Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library
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