Narcissa October 1847

WAIILATPU Oct. 12th, 1847. Dear Jane: Two men are at this place on their way to the States. One of them, Mr. Glenday, intends to return to this country next spring with his family. I have importuned him, and made an arrangement to have you accompany them to Waiilatpu. Now Jane, will [...]

Narcissa Whitman Letters April 1836

April 1st 1836. - Nothing of much importance occurred to-day. My eyes are satiated with the same beautiful scenery all along the coasts of this mighty river, so peculiar to this western country. One year ago to-day since my husband first arrived in St. Louis on his exploring route [...]

Narcissa Whitman Letters March 1836

ON BOARD STEAMBOAT SIAM March 15, 1836. Dear, Dear Mother: Your proposal concerning keeping a diary as I journey comes before my mind often. I have not found it practicable while traveling by land, although many events have passed which, if noted as they occurred, might have been interesting. We left Pittsburgh [...]

Narcissa Whitman Letter April 12, 1844

WAIILATPU Oregon Territory, April 12th, 1844 My Beloved Father: — I was coming up the Columbia river from the Willamette and Vancouver with Rev. Jason Lee when your welcomed letter reached me. My husband had each of the stations of the Mission to visit before he could come after me. Mr. [...]

Narcissa Whitman Letter July 1843

Vancouver, July nth, 1843. My Beloved Sister Jane: Your letters of March' and April, '42, I received about three weeks since, and can assure you I was not a little rejoiced in hearing from you, they being the first I have received from you since March, '40, by Mrs. Little John. [...]

Narcissa August 1847

August 23-1847 My Dear Parents:-I see I cannot finish my letter without interruptions, and long ones, too. Another resolution of the meeting was that husband see to getting houses built for the mothers of the mission families, so that they could spend the winter here for the sake of having [...]

Narcissa October 1844

Hon. Stephen Prentiss Cuba, Allegheny Co., New York. WAIILATPU Oct. 9th, 1844. Beloved and Honored Parents: I have no unanswered letters on hand, either from dear father and mother or any of the family, yet I cannot refrain from writing every stated opportunity. The season has arrived when the emigrants are beginning [...]

Narcissa October 1842

Mr. Edward W. Prentiss, Mission Institute, Quincy, Illinois Favour of Dr. Whitman Care of Rev. Wm. Beardsley WIELETPOO Oct. 4th, 1842 My Dear Husband: The line you sent me to-day by Aps did me great good. I thought I was cheerful and happy before it came, but on the perusal of it I found [...]