From Epistles-Second Series of Volume 6 of The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda
11th Dec., 1900.
I arrived night before last. Alas! my hurrying was of no use.
Poor Captain Sevier passed away, a few days ago — thus two great Englishmen gave up their lives for us — us the Hindus. Thus is martyrdom if anything is. Mrs. Sevier I have written to just now, to know her decision.
I am well, things are well here — every way. Excuse this haste. I will write longer ere long.
Ever yours in truth,