Letter from Venetia Cox to B. T. Cox
- Letter from Venetia Cox to B. T. Cox
- A handwritten letter from Venetia Cox at the Union Language School in Peking [Beijing], China, to her mother, B. T. Cox, in Winterville, North Carolina. Cox writes about her salary and the exchange rate, as well as the cost of living and postage rates. She writes of her struggles with learning the Chinese language, volunteering as a music teacher at the Anglican mission, and seeing British photos and death lists from World War I. A native of Winterville, Venetia Cox was an Episcopal missionary music teacher in mainland China between 1917 and 1950.
- October 21, 1917
- Original Format
- 20cm x 25cm
- Local Identifier
- Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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