Emma Crosby Letters

[Letter, Emma Crosby to Eliza Douse, November 5, 1879] Crosby, Emma, 1849-1926

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Emma Crosby, Fort Simpson, to Eliza Douse [Mother]. Encourages her mother to continue writing to her, despite her decreasing health and physical mobility. Expresses gratitude for her father's tending of their business matters, and for items sent by various family members. Discusses her daughters' recent illnesses, and her resulting inability to devote enough attention to the girls' home. Informs that to her regret Miss Knott has married and left Fort Simpson. Notes that while a young man has been sent to teach at the school, she hopes a "good lady teacher" will take over.

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