155 Redding 600 ft [feet] above sea The Sabine pine grows here some v [very] fine specimens 100 ft [feet] high? v [very] picturesque yel [yellow] ps [pines] come here nearly The Sabine foliage v [very] lustrous
Dec 24th 1874 Walked in rain from Marysville to Brownsville Elevation 2200. Sugar pine, [scarce] yel [yellow] p [pine] Libocedrus Sabine Libo [Libocedrus] as low as 1500. Also yel [yellow] Pellaea Mucronata, [ ] grass & Polypodium, Latter v [very] ab [abundant] in wells also. Photinia v [very] ab [abundant] finely berried along stream at one willow Glen. Foothills oaks climb rocks out of way of fire. (here Yuba & Feather 15 miles apart
Original journal dimensions: 9 x 14.5 cm.
Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library
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