Emma Crosby Letters

[Letter, Emma Crosby to Eliza Douse, April 27, 1876] Crosby, Emma, 1849-1926


Emma Crosby, Fort Simpson, B.C., to Eliza Douse [Mother]. Assures her mother that while lonely, she and Jessie are well while Mr. Crosby is away in Victoria. Discusses the difficulty in bringing a cow to Fort Simpson on the steamer. Mentions her work in the school, taking care of the Sunday morning service, and looking after the sick. This letter is written in several sittings, continuing May 10th and 11th, by which time Mr. Crosby had arrived home with fresh food supplies and gifts sent for Jessie. Expresses her fear that a teacher will not come.

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