John Muir


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41 Martin Vivian — Visiala Helena, Montana 1000 to cars (269 [grant]) 27.5 ft. The one felled 10 ft dia 200 ft Sequoia forest darker black green than pine or fir Head ridge of Kannenk [Kaweah] above Hydes mill fir young grows with no air of [ ] Superiority among its companions yet they are passing away So are sugar p. [pines] so are all plants all men so are planets Said to grow like redwoods 40 around old stump wall flrs [flowers] & [browneyed] [gilia] & [rose] [ ] (Yank & Stewart of Walker Riv [River] How far to Hydes Mill? Temp South Fork Kings Riv [River] July 17th 1875 12 M 56 1/2 [Fah] Alt 4850 at [Sea] [Foot] K R Yo Sem [Kings River Yosemite] Temp air in shade 77. 11 lilies (L. Columbianum Hansen [5] [ ] [seed] [2] in [bud] Length 6 ft “ of [panicle] 2 ft “ of leafy [piston] stem 2 ft 3 in [leaves] in whorl 8 to 9 length of lvs [leaves] 4 to 5 1/2 in width 1 in Pale green smooth & glossy

Date Original

October 1874


Original journal dimensions: 9 x 14.5 cm.

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