Emma Crosby Letters

[Letter, Emma Crosby to Eliza Douse, February 8, 1876] Crosby, Emma, 1849-1926


Emma Crosby, Fort Simpson, B.C., to Eliza Douse [Mother]. Expresses her desire to discuss small details of her life that she has no one else to talk to about. Discusses Jessie and the fondness the girls at the house show towards her. Notes that she is only teaching Sunday school now. Describes work done on their house over the winter, an exhibition of aboriginal food and crafts, and Christmas celebrations. Expresses her frustrations over the increasing difficulties with William Duncan, the Anglican missionary. Requests a linen book for Jessie, and arranges for her father to be repaid what they owe him. This letter is written over a period of days, continuing February 15th, March 6th, and March 7th.

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