Andrew Rogers April 1846

TSHIMAKAIN April 22, 1846. Miss Prentiss: An apology is due in my attempting to write to you, being an entire stranger, although I feel almost as though I had been well acquainted with you for years, having become so much attached to Mrs. Whitman. Some days before I left Dr. Whitman's for [...]

H. Spalding | April 1848 Re: Massacre

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OREGON CITY April 6, 1848. To Stephen Prentiss, Esq., and Mrs. Prentiss, the Father and Mother of the late Mrs. Whitman of the Oregon Mission My Dear Father and Mother in Christ: Through the wonderful interposition of God in delivering me from the hand of the murderer, it has become my painful duty [...]

Narcissa July 1847

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WAIILATPU, OREGON TERRITORY. July 4th, 1847. My Dear Mother: It was not convenient for me to write to any of my friends in the States, the past spring by the returning of immigrants except sister Jane. To her I wrote briefly, in answer to the one received in March by the hand [...]