|Title:||Ningpo China Missionary Letter|
|Creator:||Unknown, Edith (American missionary woman in Ningpo, China)|
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Abstract:||Ningpo China Missionary Letter (10/23/1898) from an American missionary woman, named Edith, to her sister in New York State.|
|Extent:||0.0010 Cubic feet, 1 item , letter|
January 18, 2006, (unprocessed) 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; Ningpo China Missionary Letter (10/23/1898) from an American missionary woman, named Edith, to her sister in New York State. Holograph. Purchase (Special Manuscript Fund), Charles Apfelbaum, Watchung, NJ
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Ningpo China Missionary Letter (#1058), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Encoded by Lindsay Flood, April 3, 2008
Processed by David Miller, October 2009
Residing in Ningpo, China in 1898, Edith, an American missionary, lives with her husband, Ed, and daughter Ruth. No other information concerning Edith is known.
The Ningpo China Missionary Letter (10/23/1898) collection consists of a single letter from an American missionary woman in Ningpo, China, named Edith, to her sister in New York State. The letter describes the apartment Edith has recently moved into, as well as how her young daughter, Ruth, is coping with their recent change of location. Also mentioned is Edith’s neighbors who live downstairs and are described as having white teeth and are young and clean. A description of each room, as well as furniture and belongings, is included.
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