Emma Crosby Letters

[Letter, Emma Crosby to Eliza Douse, August 15, 1874] Crosby, Emma, 1849-1926


Emma Crosby, Fort Simpson, B.C., to Eliza Douse [Mother]. Updates her mother on her current circumstances and activities, including teaching, sewing, holding meetings, and gathering to sing one night each week. Notes how appreciated the melodeon music is. Mentions a visit by an American chief whose wife had killed three young girls. Discusses the procurement of groceries and the arrival of a young woman to help in the house. Mentions how busy Mr. Crosby is with the "affairs of the whole village.

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