Son born to Joe, Crook, Agt. A.C. Co.
last night - 8 ½ lbs. mother doing well.
On July 1st as Orin Merriman and
companion were poling boat up the Yukon,
and about 15 mi above Eagle, it overturned
and Orin was drowned. He is a young man
and cousin to Agt. N.A.T. Co.
Fire crackers, national salute of artillery
at Ft. Egbert, base ball, races, &c. &c. and
ball at barracks in evening.
Outside mail gets in: Darrell is on
his annual cruise, first on "Chesapeake"
and then on "Indiana" No information
whatever about the rumor that I am to be
transferred to Nome. Received amended
fee bill for recorders - it is satisfactory
and will add much to the stability of the
Commissioners office. Recd salary