Letter, Chefoo

Scope and Content

Subjects: 1) Delays in the transit of parcels. 2) Pearl’s attachment to her rubber dolls. 3) Theft prevails because unpaid officials are corrupt. 4) Conversion of sons leaves parents without heirs to offer customary prayers for their memory when they are dead.

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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Douthwaite's letters to her family, 1887-1896, with additional letters from her husband Arthur Douithwaite MD', unpublished, 2009 [copy available in Special Collections Reading Room]

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