2 Water [only/Ouzel] light with a dainty glint on HO [water] Diving can see first stroke of wings Clouds form after sunset at once How eloquently [our] [ ] is expressed shimmer of living silver After sun has disappeared in west [that] [the whole crown of Tis [Tissiack] glows in the E [east]] Rich light is shed down from the E [east] for there Tis [Tissiack] glows like a very sun Go up Ill [Illilouette] be calm & hushed as in woods where [rolls] [thru] [Oregon] take no lunch [then] [fast] do [you] good or if July [you] can lunch with the jays on red cap Rubus [berries] or rasp [raspberry] black
3 fragrant with [Douglas] spruce & pine & [Asarum] & Currant Steady hush of [the] [long] rapids or the [glowing] of falls Evergreen [ ] [sketch: From half way up Ill Can [Illilouette Cañon]; [Ill] R [Illilouette River]; [N] Falls]
Original journal dimensions: 10 x 16.5 cm.
Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library
John Muir, journals, drawings, writings, travel, journaling, naturalist