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B KOIISC iJCSS OF JOHN MUIH Dictated" by Mrs. Annie K. Bi&well San Franeiseo, Janmry 29, 1517. H] husb-.,nd. and 1 fesd planned for a earnping trip on lit, Shasta, and we ssrere fco leave Chice in about week, sending our supplies by rail to ' icson and riding horses, V/e intended to camp on Shasta and a^u^3 the aouutry to the &t« Lassen region through the slcCloud river region. There were no roads -in this vicinity at fch&t fcifise. i met In San Praneisco dear friends ©f our family, Dr. and " rs.. Asa Braj &he» X had known i .*.;.. ,. i bisx _ E?&s a little'child. ' hen I told Dr. Cray of our plan, he s: e&' jreat excitement about it and said ! t. sta va:fc just Khere i ad Sir Josepi 'dm anxious to go, whereon I told hi) that s?e afouM be deligi ted to have hii. acees , ... us. He said his pasts sas tea large, consisting of '•!.:! elf and Irs, '-■:■ y, Sir Josepj Hooker, John iluir, and Professor Eey&en. I tssured hi] b t-aj husband could accomo&i ;- a & entire xty, the result bein I at all bu ■.rector Eeyden accompanied us. . _ joined as at aaacko Chief and w. set cut froi there, sending tt o i fit .;■. traiji to i son A... . ... joined rur supplies. '.- Lrqve and ..■ .o j : ;. >ta i;o .... fci aer-liae 3 we cazaped, Dr. Gr^, Sir Joseph. [looke , mi Il'r. ] uii ascending verj, much ... her up louatain Ler tl >j ibaad. ...-a. >f ;,/•., plants i ' sLich Lhey r/ere searching. .. ; .... chore sever I lays, .■:'.-. .... ii it ■.> ' uir sould \ ... usstease firss fe ..:.-:__.:..,. £ I itios o; the .;..'„,■•.■•.,_ fir, i Lch In the loi of the fire ;i .. „ ,. ^aranee of or-ormcue ■. . a s ../■" ,...: e sa Lv >j ■ S&r. & A* would pr •- .:.,.;. Sir Joseph, 2c look tt t . , bo look at the glory*' TV--j v*" ^ft^Jw^A^.j o44 j ••--V <" ,u s *7 v~~!/*-~rs ' >uld tlo*^G •':--:- about Lt, until ':; ■■<... 21; I said, ' "a a- you tease -Ir, ! jf sourse it is, they 'wcwla .'iST>ond, After a foi! dajs Dr. G-ray iiad 2ii? Joseph aookoj h ring in sxij.j&.gea&B.t in the i&st were obliged to leave, D'^^ I-, ■iuir continued with us the journey fco ^. La-sea, \-r. ;,• had promised to show hiss the cinder cone region whieS :■. tranper, asdt, had shots: to cy husbsad aitfi ;:■■. twe years before, and which up to that tifee had been seen by no white man, s& far as known, exoept


San Fransisco

Date Original

January 1917

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MSS048 Va.10

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