Creator

John Muir

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30 inch wide, 14 deep, with only four inch [sketch: 2nd after leaving [Prince] [William] [Sound] about same size as 1st distant from it 20 [miles]; Same. Extends far to left

strip at top. Am promised specimens of [flowers] by Mr. Slifer. [Sketch: 3rd large, etc.; 4th etc.] July 4th. Took walk with [Captain] Doran and had pleasant chat. After dinner had 4th oration by [Professor] Brewer. It was very good, stated principles fought for and won and for the 1st time in history of the [globe] put in practice. Spreading into all countries. In spite of corruption we are well governed as any. We were the 1st to fight for humanity in Cuba. English afraid to interfere in Armenia, etc. [Charles] Keeler read poem, Ritter and Earnum danced jigs, patriotic songs, Doxology after jigs. Then boat races, canoe and bidarka races, 2 men in canoe were

Date Original

1899

Source

Original journal dimensions: 9 x 15.5 cm.

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MuirReel29Journal03P06-07.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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