Creator

John Muir

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47 New [wagon] road ([Mariposa]) [clear] val [1000] ft ab [ ] Highest point [are] [ ] about 2000 ft ab val No great [ ] [ ] (500) ft [before] [ ] [ ] [ ] & Clarks [ ] [2500] [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] [to] Fork [ ] [ ] mtn flr (July 10th [1875]) Small [ ] [ ] [of] carlier One [ ] [base] [ ] [flrs] [ ] [purp] [ ] 3 to [5] [inches] long. [Flower] [ ] [ ] [ ] Sprinkled [with] [ ] [purp] dots 5 ft high [ ] [ ] in middle [Whorled] [2] [inches] [especially] Chinquapin. The young yell shoots of P. Grandis 3 in long-[Are]

46 Finest of [these] [ ] larger & [grander] than [ ] [those] [of] [ ] [Rattlesnakes] [ ] in length 7 in [dia] [ ] [ ] [color] [ ] [with] long scales [ ] [ ] [fir] [cone] [ ] [ ] [ ] looking [ ] [ ] [ ] [Skin] [ ] [ ] [Saw] [ ] kill two [ ] [at] [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] [suffered] [ ] One killed [ ] [ ] [ ] Smallest lived only 15 [ ] [ ] [Fat] [ ] [not] easily killed The rattlesnake a [vagrant] worm [ ] [ ]

Date Original

October 1874

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Original journal dimensions: 9 x 14.5 cm.

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MuirReel24Journal07P46-47.tif

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Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

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Keywords

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

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