Creator

John Muir

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side. as if blind. perhaps wounded. The hills & mtns of both Yak[utat] & Enchantment Bays are green with grass & brush but have few trees except at mouth of Yak. Saw high mtn 3000 or 4000 yel[low] with moss. Only very sheer or crumbling fronts are naked. Met at Ind[ian] summer village where made headquarters for sealing - perhaps 600 to 1000 skins in village now. 4 men in 2 canoes shot 15. Wh[ich] they skinned at Egg Island The night we camped on mainland opposite. 2 of them came over & ate breakfast with us. Were greatly interested in our aluminum utensils Parties went ashore. I did not the stinks of decaying seals awful. The naturalists set [Sketch: Looking up Enchantment B[ay] from Island]

Date Original

1899

Source

Original journal dimensions: 9 x 15.5 cm.

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MuirReel29Journal02P48-49.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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