62 June 15, 1875 Cool snow tempest [an] blowy on our faces. Sugar p [pine] & K with [obseqes] [ ] & [good] [night] Shows [us] to [rooms] [Smith] is a pater familias [having] [arms] like a pine tree & Mack [catches] Coleoptera [waters] [ ] & [cooks] [Smith] with [clinical] [air] has storm open to [ ] [side] [though] the dripping pine Snow [flacks] & hail storms [around] is [Mack] were taken [with] a kind of [subdued] clerical [composure]. Mack was [ ] [under] abundant [clothing] as a [butte] [Keith] [broke] [of] [dissolved] [the] weather [council] with a [scowl] & flash of savage wit blacken [there] any clouds in the sky with a voice like thunder[borne] [he] would not go a [step] [further].
Original journal dimensions: 9 x 14.5 cm.
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