Letter, Chefoo

Scope and Content

Subjects: 1) Constance looks forward to the arrival of the tin box sent by her father. 2) News of various friends. 3) More about Pearl. 4) Rain and hail bring needed moisture to the crops. 5) Two Swedish missionaries fail to get justice in Peking for the murder of their colleagues. 6) The Chinese general makes an unexpected and welcome gift to hospital funds. 7) Story of divine providence saving a Christian working man from death by accident.

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Alternative Form Available

Transcript available in J. D. Owen, J. Gullick & S. McClure (eds.), 'Married to a Missionary: Constance Douthwaite's letters to her family, 1887-1896, with additional letters from her husband Arthur Douithwaite MD', unpublished, 2009 [copy available in Special Collections Reading Room]

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