Lillian Gest: Journal, 1925

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Mary 2, Barbara 2 Cocoa + send letter home by Simpson Bed + slept like a log dreaming of fish. {above the line: 'Thurs'} 9 Starts to rain just before starting. Ride up Pipestone R to Pipe stone Pass, way above timber line + very cold. All kept rain coats on to keep warm. Lunch at Pass. Ride down to timber meeting Osgood Field. + 2 friends [Mac(?)] [Coy?] (Yale) + Hubbard (Harvard)

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going to trianglelation for heights of mts. Camp below their camp on Siffleur River. Bumpy camp ground [dash] many little springs near to wash in. Catherine's birthday. cake + Florence has little [goat?] + [.....?] rhyme [dash] also C.H. Barbara unwell [dash] + goes to bed. sick all day but better tonight. Field crowd comes over. osgood has ukelele + mandolin combined + we have a song test [dash] cocoa + crackers. Stay up late.

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Fri. 10 Woke up at seven with [Field?] dog, Jimmie in the tent. Went to sleep again + got up at nine Hot cakes for breakfast. Wrote letters to Ma + Dad + [M.M.H.?] Lunch at 1:30 Fields come over + take movies + we all take pictures. I took a whole roll (roll II.) Six of us C.H., [Busty?] Marguerite Mary + Hope {above the line: '+I'} ride to Clearwater Pass {carat: 'saw 2 goats'} Rode Patches [dash] nice + big [dash] Took pictures at Pass + of

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horses on skyline with mountains beyond. Mary + I [behined?] + we all gallop over the trail on side of mt. Large [mt?] above Pass 11,000 + [which?] Fields are climbing tomorrow. glow from forest fires + sunshine seen on way home + very smoky + cloudy at camp. Men are felling tall burnt timber. Supper + camp fire. Sing a little with Marguerite, Barbara + Louise. Fields come over + talk. Come at 9 + say they must go but dont till 11. Cocoa

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+ stand in rain around fire. Caty was tossed in a tarp in early evening. Bed with [Busty?] in tent Marguerite sleeping out. Sat 11 Bright + beautiful day. Jimmy comes in bed tent to wake us up. Called at 7. Pack up + leave at 9:50. Very hot on trail. Think Jim has forgotten lunch. {above the line: '11 miles before lunch'} Trail through timber + through burnt forests Lunch by Siffleur R. partly in open. Boscoe

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