Emma Crosby Letters

[Letter, Emma Crosby to Eliza Douse, April 8, 1879] Crosby, Emma, 1849-1926; Dowse, Elizabeth Diana, 1828-

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Emma Crosby, Victoria, to Eliza Douse [Mother]. Expresses her appreciation of letters from her family, and explains why it has been so long since they have heard from her. Acknowledges the receipt of parcels and money. Discusses their current trip to Victoria and plans to visit friends up the Fraser River. Relates undergoing an operation to remove a tumour on her neck, and considerations of replacing her upper teeth with false teeth. Mentions that their plans for a girls' home have been well received, and she hopes that it may be in operation the following summer. This letter is completed April 14th. A letter from Mrs. Douse to Annie Hough is written on the final page, conveying another's missionary's impressions of the Crosbys.

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