Louie [Wanda Muir]
[Page 1] Sitka, On board the California, Aug. 10th, 1880 10:30 P.M. of your time.
My own dear Louie;
I'm now about as far from you as I will be this year---only this wee sail to the North and then to thee, my lassie. And I'm not away at all you know, for only they who do not love may ever be apart. There is no true separation for those whose hearts and souls are together. So much for love and philosophy. And now I must trace you my way since leaving Nanaimo. We sailed smoothly through the thousand evergreen isles, and arrived at Fort Wrangell at 4:30 A.M. on the 8th. Left Wrangel at noon of the same day and arrived here on the 9th at 6 A.M. Spent the day in friendly greetings and saunterings.
"On board the California" on way to Alaska
1880 Aug 10
Original letter dimensions: 20 x 13 cm.
1880 Aug 10 JM to Louie
MSS 301 Shone
1880 Aug 10 JM to Louie p1