S. Hall Young per F. K. Y.
Fort Wrangle, July 12th 1880Prof John MuirDear Friend I knew you would, and now you have gone and done it. My wife and I claim the entire credit of it, such a picture of domestic bliss we knew could not fail to Love its efect. We know you now to be a wiser, better, but not sadder, And we are glad accept our united congratulations. I should Love answered your letter, it is a shame that I did not I will send you a little article I published, on the Indian war we had. It will show you that our fine old Captain was not so much in fault; I wish I could shut out from my vision his dreadful death, our mission was much demoralized, but is now slowly recovering Our Home is almost completed and is a fine building. This “dirty Angling wrangling [in margin: send kindest regards to Mrs Muir your Sincere Friend S. Hall Young per F.K.Y.]
Fort Wrangell [Alaska]
1880 Jul 12
Original letter dimensions: 25 x 38.5 cm.
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