in patches and scattered trees about half way, increasing to Eastward. All inclined to be low and brown with dense growth of last [year’s] cones. only few of patches seemed old. Arrived at Kodiak [Sketch: No 3 from Land] at 3 P.M. and took walk with [Sketch: In front of Yak Bay should be on [page] 21] [John] Burroughs a few miles into woods. Saw or heard [yellow] crowned sparrow [yellow] warbler, song sparrow, varied thrush, hermit thrush, Townsend sparrow, red poll, chickadee. Found black fritillaria, curious spotted dark cypopedium, [purple] arctus, anemone, daisy, geranium, hydrophyllum, cranberry, rubus, salmon berry, castilleria, dwarf birch, shiny [leaved] willow, rhododendron, cranberry, etc.
Original journal dimensions: 9 x 15.5 cm.
Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library
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