readily traced up to ab [about] up [upper] Yo Sem [Yosemite] from mouth.
Hot springs when forded two of them five feet deep temp about 120 [degrees]? Billy means to make fortune out of them & Juniper berries wh [which] here abound, sometimes grow in marsh are very graceful & conical in this section. Immense Asters ( & Durandi) spread on ledges
Sheep range on W [west] side passed through today Am camped at head of up [upper] Yo Sem [Yosemite] this 9th day in small oval dry lake basin rocky wall 50 ft ab [above] river, is [being] filled with fallen trees fringed with willow
Sep 26, 1873 Set out this noon for icy summits
leaving Clark Billy & Dr Kellogg in camp on mor [moraine] with animals
Original journal dimensions: 8 x 12 cm.
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