A visit to Slabsides : corrected typescript, ca. 1902.

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A visit to Slabsides : corrected typescript, ca. 1902.

The account of a day's outing to Slabsides, the New York country retreat of writer and naturalist John Burroughs. Impressions of Burroughs and his home and mention of Burroughs' relationship with John Muir. The Harriman expedition to Alaska is discussed briefly. The group who visits Burroughs is a party of nature lovers who started on foot from Highland to West Park, New York.

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