John Muir


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49 Given to the [tin] cups of [the] [ ] [&] [ ] [a sight of] [covered] with the summit gls [glaciers] & granite will make him more [tense] of [more] lax will soon be [determined] [Swetts] girls need not be afraid. Soft glacial [meadows] [ ] with [ ] [In] [Keith] [their] [contains] [poetry] he has painted many a poem gathered from the dells of the coast range. but this is not all. he will probably Keith [contains] a poem & its appearance is [ ] expected. Sudden [ ] in [view] of El Cap O [than] [vast] & in watching [the] [throwing] of

48 [snowy] [comets] in Yo [Yosemite] [fall] [His] [has] pushed [ ] [from] many of a dell [if] the coast Now the proposes to take the [pen]. Tomorrow morning we sit out past cascade [creek] Deer [Park] across Yo [Yosemite] [Creek] 2 ms [miles] back from where it leaps into the valley & [ere] [sunset] will be at Lake Tenayas the forest [ ] of [glacier] [water] in [ ] [ ] Tomorrow we ride thru many a mile of silver firs cross Yo Crk [Yosemite Creek] 2 miles from where it leaps into the val & ere sunset camp on the shore of Lake Tenaya [one] [of] the most [ ] glacier lake of the [ ]

Date Original

October 1874


Original journal dimensions: 9 x 14.5 cm.

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