J [ohn] M. Vanderblit
01073One of the brothers named Krause from Germany sent out here in scientific research, returned home by the June steamer, the other brother is still at Chilcoot where he will remain till fall, his labor is devoted to the peninsula between the Chiloot & Chillkaht inlets and adjacent country. I have seen Brother Young once this season when I made a short trip with him on the mail steamer from this place to Sitka – he was then bound for [Cordova?] Bay to establish a brother missionary among the Hydah indians, I received a letter from him by the east steamer in which he described a seal hunt on the ocean in which he had taken part. I expect him here some time this fall to witness a whale hunt, you know he is very fond of sport of that kind. We often speak of you and enjoy very much your articles in Scribners & trust that we will some day meet you again & make the acquaintance of
Kilisnoo, near Sitka, Alaska
1882 Aug 14
Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21 cm.
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