[Sun. Dec. 21, 1902] Coming into Prince Williams Sd. between Hinchinbrook & Montague Is. Glorious day - high range of snowy mountains to north. Severe wind storm between Kayak & Hinchin =brook - coming from Copper river delta. Not sea sick yet! Though remained in bed during storm - this forenoon. The sun "sat" at 3.30. [Monday 22] Nome City reached Valdes at 12 m. last night, and came across wharf this morning in a blinding windstorm. St Elias Hotel. Dabney & Poot, a telephone hotel - you hear a man kiss his wife 3 rooms away. Heilig & Harlan, glad to see me. Offices in court room ready & I went to work, wrote letters to Debbie & Darrell - plenty of mail. Letters from Debbie & Darrell. Lawyers calling to pay their respects.