Louie [Wanda Muir]
[Page 1] May 19th This morning I jumped up in bed, dreaming that I heard our baby crying. Oonalaska Harbor, Tuesday, May 17th. 1881. 2 P.M. Dear Louie. The gale having abated early this morning, we left our anchorage on the south side of the island and steamed round into the Strait to try it again after our last evening's defeat, and this time we were successful, after a hard contest with the tide which flows here at a speed of 10 miles an hour. The clouds lifted and the sun shone out early this morning, revealing a host of mountains nobly sculptured and grouped and robed in spotless white. Turn which way you would, the mountains were seen towering into the dark sky, some of them with streamers of mealy snow wavering
Oonalaska [Ounalaska, Unalaska]Harbor [Alaska]
1881 May 17
Original letter dimensions: 20 x 24 cm.
1881 May 17 JM to Louie
MSS 301 Shone
1881 May 17 JM to Louie p1