J[ohn] M. and [Lena ?] Vanderbilt
[Louie Strentzel Muir]
think possessed of no great danger, nothing like what it is represented to be by newspapers & common theory; no more we imagine than a summer trip through these inland channels in a course which although attended with some dangers is very delightful & charming. We do not think the risks are as great in this country, away from the inventions of the age, - as they are in every day life in civilization. We have written Mr. Muir – a long letter by this mail to Oonalaska which we hope will reach him. He did not mention how long he would be away nor have we heard. We sincerely trust that he may be with you & your sweet babe this coming fall & winter. Please except our best wishes.faithfully your friends Mr. & mrs. J.M. Vanderbilt164
1881 Jul 13
Original letter dimensions: 27 x 21 cm.
Reel 04, Image 0664
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