Emma Crosby Letters

[Letter, Emma Crosby to Eliza Douse, May 9, 1877] Crosby, Emma, 1849-1926


Emma Crosby, Fort Simpson, B.C., to Eliza Douse [Mother]. Encourages her mother to hire a housekeeper. Describes the Methodist District meeting and Mr. Crosby's success in arranging for a young minister to be sent to Naas. Discusses the multitude of requests that he receives to visit other communities, and her belief in the importance of these travels despite her difficulty with his frequent absences. Describes the journey home from Victoria, the receipt of gifts, and procurement of supplies and a new cow. Updates her mother about the children and notes the enclosure of another photograph.

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