Chinese Canadian Stories

[Letter from Zhu shi to Ma Jiexiu] Zhu shi

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Letter addressed to the writer's husband in Vancouver, Canada. The writer talks about the family's recent activities and requests money to help out the family.; 朱氏寫給在溫哥華的丈夫馬解修的信。她在信中提到家中屋田交易及家中各人情況。女兒待嫁,欲找門當戶對的對象。小兒子冬穩賦閑在家,不甚聽母親管教,為其前途着想,考虑讓他出洋。朱氏告知丈夫家中各人皆平安,望他在異國他鄉保重身體。朱氏亦提到希望丈夫早日回家。如若不能,便希望他寄六七千銀兩回家。

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