Harry Fielding Reid
We went their for the health of Mrs Reid’s mother. it rained five days out often; and I concluded that one should go to Alaska if they want dry weather. I had an interesting letter from Miss [Scidmore?] a few days ago. I suppose you also have heard of the visit she and some friends made to our old camp. I was surprised that they found things in such good order. I shall be so interested [letterhead]in your article on the Glacier. My own work has not yet gone to press, but I hope it will very soon. Did I write you that the fastest motion of the ice that I found was 7 feet a day? The size of the instruments, their distance from the flags, etc. make it possible, tho’ not probable that this may be in error by two feet. The ice in01529
Atlantic City, N. J.
1891 Sep 17
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