S. Hall Young
Fort Wrangel, Alaska. Mar. 23. ’81.My Dear Friend;Your consolatory(?) letter dated Feb. 22. 1881. came safely by this str. There has been at least one of your letters miscarried as you say sent [one?] acknowledging the receipt of the box. That did not come to hand. I am afraid Hughes left you to pay the freight. I directed him to prepay & hand me the bill. I don’t want to treat you as some of our brethren have treated us – sending boxes of old worn out clothing & shoes &c worth a dollar or two to the Homes & left us to pay five or six dollars freight on them. My bones are [sound?] now & my bruises & [strains?] all healed.
Fort Wrangel, Alaska
1881 Mar 23
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13 cm.
Reel 04, Image 0454
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