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John Muir

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Sep 19th 1873

This peak Mt Whitney was this day climbed by Clarence King US geologist & Frank F Knowles of Tule River

on Sept 1st in N Y [North Yosemite] I first learned the the high pk [peak] South of here wh [which] I climbed in 1871 was not Mt Whitney & I [immediately] came here.

Clouds & storms presented me from recognizing this in 1871 or I should have come here then.

All honor to those who came here before me C. King

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A, B, Kitchen Independence Cal [California]—

Richard L Thomas

JF Wilson

Bridgeport

Oct 19

east side. Camp in sage at small spring first night

Oct 20 [28] push up canon [canyon] wh [which] leads past N [North] shoulder of mtn [mountain]. Camp at timber line.

Oct 21st [29]. Climb to summit by 8 o’clock- sketch etc gain glorious views & descend to foot of range

Oct 22 [30] Back to camp at Independence.

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1873

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Original journal dimensions: 8 x 12 cm.

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Keywords

John Muir, journals, drawings, writings, travel, journaling, naturalist

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