[letterhead]Muir GlacierGlacier BayJuly 8th 1890Dear little HelenI wish I could see you Papa is pretty lonesome sometimes because I want so to have you beside me. The pretty flowers grow over the rocks though it is pretty cold, & wild goats are on the tops of the mountains & a few seals & trout live in the cold water But I feel like poor Paddy Grogan sometimes & then I have to look at your picture. I live in a little cloth house but Captain Carroll says that he is going to bring me lumber nextime for a little wooden house. Tell Mamma that the Captain is very kind & gives me everything I want. I got a sack of potatoes & some oranges & meat & things & the Engineer is just now making iron for shoes01446
Muir Glacier, Glacier Bay [Alaska]
 Jul 8
Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.
Reel 06, Image 0557
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