Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore
have come out so well that I am provoked that I did not take more. I shall have time to print some in a few weeks and can then send you some views of your cabin and chimney, Vancouver [illegible] etc. You will be pleased to know that I have a tolerably good one of the Captain's valet coming up the deck to answer the bell, of the stern and etc. I have seen Mr. and Mrs. Rollins since here and they speak so enthusiastically of the day they spent at Martinez, of Mrs. Muir, thechildren, Dr. and Mrs. Strentzel and the onyx mantle piece with the glacier painting reflected over it. Mrs. Hooper writes me that the Captain is enthusiastic over Alaska. he reached Sitka four hours after the Queen had left. Please remember me to Mrs. Muir and believe meVery TrulyEliza Ruhamah ScidmoreP.S. I have acquired my "Alaska" plates myself and I shall no doubt take your advice and write an entirely
… New York
1890 Oct 22
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 X 25.5 cm.
Reel 06, Image 0683
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