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September 1, 1863: San Francisco

September 1, 2013

End of Market Night

Market Street; by Tom Hilton, on Flickr

[Today] I met many old friends. All the Survey had come back to the city from different directions—our first meeting all together since last February. Professor Whitney and I talked plans; and much miscellaneous business had to be attended to. In the afternoon I met the celebrated traveler, J. Ross Browne. He appears a quiet fellow, not at all the one to visit so many distant lands and write such genial accounts of what he sees.

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