Emma Crosby Letters

[Letter, Emma Crosby to Eliza Douse, March 27, 1875] Crosby, Emma, 1849-1926

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Emma Crosby, Fort Simpson, B.C., to Eliza Douse [Mother]. Updates her mother on the baby's progress and her baptism as "Jessie Asseh-e-gemk." A photograph of the baby is said to be enclosed. Describes Mr. Crosby's visit to the residents of their village who are away at a fishing station. Notes the receipt of a parcel from Ontario with gifts for the baby and the curtaining she had requested, and asks for more fabric to be sent. Emma mentions that the teacher and carpenter are boarding with them. This letter is written over a period of days, continuing March 29th and April 10th.

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