Louie [Wanda Muir]
[Page 2] to be at St. Michaels, where we will have a chance to send more letters and still later by whalers. You will, therefore, have no very long period of darkness, though on my side I fear I shall have to wait a long time for a single word, and it is only by trusting in you to be cheerful and busy for the sake of your health and for the sake of our little love of us that I can have any peace and rest throughout this trip, however long or short. Now you must be sure to sleep early to make up for waking during the night, and occupy all the day with light work and cheerful thoughts, and never brood and dream of trouble, and I will come back with the knowledge that I need and a fresh supply of the wilderness in my health. I am already quite well and eat with
Oonalaska [Ounalaska, Unalaska]Harbor [Alaska]
1881 May 22
Original letter dimensions: 21 x 14 cm.
1881 May 22 JM to Louie
MSS 301 Shone
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