John Muir


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Here we find a canon into wh [which] the stream enters on one side a mile below head but we find no change by the entrance of the [stream]. Ten [Tenaya] cascade. The can [canon] above stream could not possibly have been occupied by [stream] subsequent to gl [glacier] period because bottom polished.

[sketch: ice right angles, Tenaya Cascade]

May 10th 1862.

I hereby agree to make a boat of the following proportions the length as great as a sixteen foot board will make it and proportioned like a certain boat used by J. Muir, J. A. Blake, S. A. Abbott, D. F. Abbott. May 10th 1862 constructed so that two pairs of oars may be used and furthermore framed substantially as the aforementioned boat. The material to be furnished by the Mendota Marine Company. I agree to do this work for the sum of ten dollars ($10) to be paid me upon the completion of this work by said Mendota Marine Company

John Muir

Marine Company

D.F. Abbott

James A. Blake

S. A. Abbott

John Muir

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